The Unix Heritage Society mailing list
 help / Atom feed
* [TUHS] UNIX 50th at USENIX ATC
@ 2019-06-09 22:32 Clem Cole
  2019-06-11 17:25 ` Kevin Bowling
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Clem Cole @ 2019-06-09 22:32 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society
  Cc: cc: Robert Schmuck, Stephen Jones, Aaron Alcorn, USENIX Board

[-- Attachment #1: Type: text/plain, Size: 1602 bytes --]

Sorry for the long delay on this notice, but until this weekend there were
still a few things to iron out before I made a broad announcement.



First, I want to thank the wonderful folks at the Living Computers Museum
and Labs <https://livingcomputers.org/> who are set up to host an event at
their museum for our members on the evening of July 10, which is during the
week of USENIX ATC.   To quote an email from their Curator, Aaron Alcorn: "*an
easy-going members events with USENIX attendees as their special invited
guests.*"    As Aaron suggested, this event will just be computer people
and computers, which seems fitting and a good match ;-)



Our desire is to have as many of the old and new 'UNIX folks' at this event
as possible and we can share stories of how our community got to where we
are.  Please spread the word, since we want to get as many people coming
and sharing as we can.  BTW:  The Museum is hoping to have their
refurbished PDP-7 running by that date.   A couple of us on this list will
be bringing a kit of SW in the hopes that we can boot Unix V0!!



Second, USENIX BOD will provide us a room at ATC all week long to set up
equipment and show off some things our community has done in the past.  I
have been in contact with some of you offline and will continue to do so.
There should be some smaller historical systems that people will bring
(plus connections to the LCM's systems via the Internet, of course) and
there will be some RPi's running different emulators.



I do hope that both the event and the computer room should be fun for all.



Thanks,

Clem Cole

[-- Attachment #2: Type: text/html, Size: 3951 bytes --]

^ permalink raw reply	[flat|nested] 4+ messages in thread

* Re: [TUHS] UNIX 50th at USENIX ATC
  2019-06-09 22:32 [TUHS] UNIX 50th at USENIX ATC Clem Cole
@ 2019-06-11 17:25 ` Kevin Bowling
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Kevin Bowling @ 2019-06-11 17:25 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Clem Cole
  Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society, cc: Robert Schmuck,
	Stephen Jones, Aaron Alcorn, USENIX Board

[-- Attachment #1: Type: text/plain, Size: 1882 bytes --]

The conference looks supremely uninteresting outside one WAFL talk to me.
Is there a way to participate without attending Usenix ATC?

On Sun, Jun 9, 2019 at 3:33 PM Clem Cole <clemc@ccc.com> wrote:

> Sorry for the long delay on this notice, but until this weekend there were
> still a few things to iron out before I made a broad announcement.
>
>
>
> First, I want to thank the wonderful folks at the Living Computers Museum
> and Labs <https://livingcomputers.org/> who are set up to host an event
> at their museum for our members on the evening of July 10, which is during
> the week of USENIX ATC.   To quote an email from their Curator, Aaron
> Alcorn: "*an easy-going members events with USENIX attendees as their
> special invited guests.*"    As Aaron suggested, this event will just be
> computer people and computers, which seems fitting and a good match ;-)
>
>
>
> Our desire is to have as many of the old and new 'UNIX folks' at this
> event as possible and we can share stories of how our community got to
> where we are.  Please spread the word, since we want to get as many people
> coming and sharing as we can.  BTW:  The Museum is hoping to have their
> refurbished PDP-7 running by that date.   A couple of us on this list will
> be bringing a kit of SW in the hopes that we can boot Unix V0!!
>
>
>
> Second, USENIX BOD will provide us a room at ATC all week long to set up
> equipment and show off some things our community has done in the past.  I
> have been in contact with some of you offline and will continue to do so.
> There should be some smaller historical systems that people will bring
> (plus connections to the LCM's systems via the Internet, of course) and
> there will be some RPi's running different emulators.
>
>
>
> I do hope that both the event and the computer room should be fun for all.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Clem Cole
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>

[-- Attachment #2: Type: text/html, Size: 4446 bytes --]

^ permalink raw reply	[flat|nested] 4+ messages in thread

* Re: [TUHS] UNIX 50th at USENIX ATC
@ 2019-06-11 18:45 Norman Wilson
  2019-06-13 17:57 ` Ken Thompson via TUHS
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Norman Wilson @ 2019-06-11 18:45 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: tuhs; +Cc: RobertSc, StephenJo, AaronA, bod

Kevin Bowling:

  The conference looks supremely uninteresting outside one WAFL talk to me.

====

That is, of course, a matter of opinion.  Just from skimming
titles I see about two dozen talks of at least some interest
to me in the ATC program.  And that's just ATC; I'm planning
to attend the Hot* workshops on Monday and Tuesday as well.

Of course I won't attend every one of those talks--some coincide
in time, some I'll miss because I get stuck in the hallway track.
And some will prove less interesting in practice, though others
that don't seem all that interesting in the program will likely
prove much better in person.

I've been attending USENIX ATC for decades, and although some
conferences have been meatier than others, I've never ended up
feeling the trip was a waste of time.

Perhaps us old farts just aren't as discriminating as you
youngsters.

That said, I think Kevin's question

  Is there a way to participate [on the UNIX50 event] without attending Usenix ATC?

is a good one.

Norman Wilson
Toronto ON

^ permalink raw reply	[flat|nested] 4+ messages in thread

* Re: [TUHS] UNIX 50th at USENIX ATC
  2019-06-11 18:45 Norman Wilson
@ 2019-06-13 17:57 ` Ken Thompson via TUHS
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Ken Thompson via TUHS @ 2019-06-13 17:57 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Norman Wilson
  Cc: bod, The Eunuchs Hysterical Society, Stephen Jones, AaronA, RobertSc

sorry all,
i cant make it.

On Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 11:55 AM Norman Wilson <norman@oclsc.org> wrote:
>
> Kevin Bowling:
>
>   The conference looks supremely uninteresting outside one WAFL talk to me.
>
> ====
>
> That is, of course, a matter of opinion.  Just from skimming
> titles I see about two dozen talks of at least some interest
> to me in the ATC program.  And that's just ATC; I'm planning
> to attend the Hot* workshops on Monday and Tuesday as well.
>
> Of course I won't attend every one of those talks--some coincide
> in time, some I'll miss because I get stuck in the hallway track.
> And some will prove less interesting in practice, though others
> that don't seem all that interesting in the program will likely
> prove much better in person.
>
> I've been attending USENIX ATC for decades, and although some
> conferences have been meatier than others, I've never ended up
> feeling the trip was a waste of time.
>
> Perhaps us old farts just aren't as discriminating as you
> youngsters.
>
> That said, I think Kevin's question
>
>   Is there a way to participate [on the UNIX50 event] without attending Usenix ATC?
>
> is a good one.
>
> Norman Wilson
> Toronto ON

^ permalink raw reply	[flat|nested] 4+ messages in thread

end of thread, back to index

Thread overview: 4+ messages (download: mbox.gz / follow: Atom feed)
-- links below jump to the message on this page --
2019-06-09 22:32 [TUHS] UNIX 50th at USENIX ATC Clem Cole
2019-06-11 17:25 ` Kevin Bowling
2019-06-11 18:45 Norman Wilson
2019-06-13 17:57 ` Ken Thompson via TUHS

The Unix Heritage Society mailing list

Archives are clonable: git clone --mirror http://inbox.vuxu.org/tuhs

Newsgroup available over NNTP:
	nntp://inbox.vuxu.org/vuxu.archive.tuhs


AGPL code for this site: git clone https://public-inbox.org/ public-inbox