Vintage Computer Festival - Press
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Archived Press Coverage
- A Peek Back at the History of Computing (CNet News.com, November 3, 2007)
- Meet the Time Lord of Technology (The Guardian, October 11, 2007)
- Older the Computer, the Better (Journal & Courier, July 12, 2007)
- There's History and Money in Obsolete Computers (Reuters, April 11, 2007)
- Computing the Past (East Bay Business Times, November 3, 2006)
- Software Preservation at the Computer History Museum (Data & Analysis Center for Software, October 2005)
- Geek Chic: Old Computers As Collectibles (The Washington Post, June 28, 2005)
- Talk About Legacy Machines... (Network World, January 5, 2004)
- Take a Walk Down Memory Chip Lane (The Daily Telegraph, October 20, 2003)
- Box Populi (Los Angeles Times Magazine, March 9, 2003)
- Vintage Computer Fest Honors Has-been Heroes (Silicon Valley Business Ink, November 1, 2002)
- Computer Trash Is His Treasure (Wired News, October 23, 2002)
- Modern Geeks Show Off Ancient PCs (Wired News, July 31, 2002)
- Be There For Geeks Bearing Gizmos (Guardian, April 6, 2002)
- Vintage Computers (National Public Radio Weekend Edition, October 8, 2000)
- Vintage Computers -- The New Hot Collectible (Golden Gate Press, October 2, 2000)
- Festival Showcases Vintage Computers (San Jose Mercury News, October 1, 2000)
- Men Loving Toys Loving Men (Shift Magazine, January 2000)
- Ghosts in the Machine (San Jose Mercury News, September 30, 1999)
- Computer Devotee Plans Research Center (Business Times, January 1, 1999)
- Ghosts of Fry's Past (Tech Week, November 30, 1998)
- Not Just Any Old Iron (The Guardian, October 1, 1998)
- Learning From the Past (Hot Wired, September 25, 1998)
- Dead Programmers Society (SF Weekly, September 1998)
- GeezerWare (Dr. Dobbs Journal, February 1998)
- A Walk Down Nerdy Lane (San Jose Mercury News, October 23, 1997)
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