HP Computer Museum in the (local) News
curiousmarc3 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 12:47:40 CDT 2016
Thanks for the link. My heart is sinking every time I read about Jon’s passing.
From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> on behalf of Rodney Brown <rdbrown0au at gmail.com>
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Date: Friday, July 22, 2016 at 12:43 AM
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Subject: HP Computer Museum in the (local) News
A keen mountaineer who died trekking in Tibet has left a rare computer
collection behind as his legacy.
Surrounded by bushland in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne is a wooden shed
with barn doors.
It closely resembles a shed in California where, in 1939, Bill Hewlett and
Dave Packard launched the company that would become HP.
The much larger Australian shed is home to the HP Computer Museum, filled
with ageing computers, printers and calculators, most of which are a dull
light grey. ...
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