Y Combinator is restoring one of Alan Kay's Xerox Alto machines
curiousmarc3 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 02:10:59 CDT 2016
Session 9 here gets us into microcode RAM trouble:
Ken’s corresponding blog article
And it finally boots on session 8!
> On Sep 10, 2016, at 7:46 PM, CuriousMarc <curiousmarc3 at gmail.com>
> Video of session 6 is up:
> Found our first bad IC. Probably not our last one.
> On 9/3/16 11:08 PM, curiousmarc3 at gmail.com wrote:
> Episode 5, still does not boot, but we are starting to follow long
> why: https://youtu.be/Wr7vDZpniNIr
> On Jul 31, 2016, at 6:12 PM, CuriousMarc <curiousmarc3 at gmail.com>
> Next Episode:
> From: Curious Marc [mailto:curiousmarc3 at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:01 AM
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> Subject: Re: Y Combinator is restoring one of Alan Kay's Xerox Alto
> Ken's in-depth blog post to go with the previous video
> On Jul 5, 2016, at 2:46 PM, Curious Marc <curiousmarc3 at gmail.com>
> Video from yesterday’s work on the Diablo cartridge disc:
> Should be up in a few minutes.
> We were tickled pink to have official representation from PARC
> (former Xerox Parc) at the session. Marc
> Ken’s new post on the monitor repair to go with my previous video.
> Al Kossow got us a new CRT tube, so we are probably going to try
> that this week-end. Marc
> Latest entry from Ken Shirriff, trying out BCPL (ancestor of C). On
> the emulator, not yet on the real machine:
> There are only two entries right now:
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