FW: Y Combinator is restoring one of Alan Kay's Xerox Alto machines
curiousmarc3 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 21:46:11 CDT 2016
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:
On Jul 31, 2016, at 6:12 PM, CuriousMarc <mailto:curiousmarc3 at gmail.com> <curiousmarc3 at gmail.com> wrote:
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Ken's in-depth blog post to go with the previous video
On Jul 5, 2016, at 2:46 PM, Curious Marc <mailto:curiousmarc3 at gmail.com> <curiousmarc3 at gmail.com> wrote:
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.
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.
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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