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Saturday, April 20th, 2013
|Saturday’s welcome from the creator of the Apple Pop-Up Museum.||10:00 AM|
|Saturday’s Introduction to Soldering With Small Kits||10:30 AM|
|BYTE magazine’s first editor reflects back.||12:30 PM|
|Carl Helmers is joined by Robert Tinney for some memories.||1:15 PM|
|Creating the Shrine Of Apple web site.||2:30 PM|
|Steve Jobs and Walt Disney were more alike than you think.||3:30 PM|
|A talk on the Apple 1 & SCELBI||4:30 PM|
Sunday, April 21st, 2013
|Sunday’s welcome from the creator of the Apple Pop-Up Museum.||10:00 AM|
|Sunday’s Introduction to Soldering With Small Kits||10:30 AM|
|The original art of the covers of BYTEmagazine.||1:00 PM|
|A talk by the author of the new book Terrible Nerd.||2:30 PM|
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An Analog Computer Primer - a tutorial paper
At our August 18th (2pm) meeting, Brian Stuart will present:
Computing Without Bits!
Before the PDP-1, before the UNIVAC, before the ENIAC, there were differential analyzers. These analog computers solve differential equations without bits or bytes. This time, we will look at how electronic analog computers work and how they are used. Then we will see a real analog computer in action, integrated with a modern digital computer.
Brian will also be bringing the 6809 single board computer, which he just designed and built!
Next, David Greelish will give us a short slide show of highlights from the KansasFest event he just attended.
It’s all happening at the Atlanta Historical Computer Society meeting on Saturday, August 18th at 2pm, here:
Directions to Meeting @ CTL – (Use the door at the far left of the front of the church.)
With the analog computer demo, 6809 SBC, KansasFest slideshow and all of you fine folks, this should be another great event!