Interactive Computer Museum
- 1 Summary
- 2 Machines at the Museum
- 3 Online Resources
- 4 Volunteering
- 5 Virtual Space
- 6 MultiMedia Library
Computer Committee presents the Interactive Computer Museum, a live interactive experience of the meaningful milestones in the evolution of computers, internet, and how people use them. The collection was assembled by DMS member @denzuko as a way to offer interactive learning pieces members of the space to play with and experience the growth of the internet as a whole that harkens back to the days of Community Memory.
Machines at the Museum
|Apple||g3 iMac||Spec Sheet||Gophernet and telnet terminal for XM Core bbs(bbs.dapla.net), C64 Emulator and occasional playing Myst, Infocom(ie zork, planetfall), and macintosh classics.||Guest user, has 'guest' for password while DMS Guest user has full desktop access with limited programs and password written is on the terminal. Admin account is restricted to authorized users.|
Programming languages available via hypercard and c64 basic.
USB 1.2 capable and modern mouse drivers has been installed along with classilla (mozilla remake for macos 8 and 9)
For native programming A semi-full posix environment is planned to be added via the macrelix project.
- Vintage Mac Museum
- Mac PowerPC Blog
- Classic Macintosh Sales
- Magazine Archive
- Print Advert Archive
- TV Adverts ran by apple for classic macs (because apple was hipster before hipster and tv ads had an impact on buyers of sorts)
Two units have been acquired and are in testing for display.
In works for acquisition.
|Cordata||i8080 pc clone||CP/M based Publix(public unix) terminal|
Accessible by visiting the doors menu on XM Core (bbs.dapla.net)
Both an dialup BBS and public unix is available for users to access.
XM Core BBS
|Telnet console||Gopherhole gateway||FTP gateway||[usenet://news.bbs.dapla.net Usenet gateway]||[pop://mail.bbs.dapla.net POP3 gateway]||Web Interface|
|Mystic BBS||BBS interface, fido tools, and internet services (smtp,pop,imap,ftp,telnet)||Mystic BBS Wiki|
Read more in Category:BBS
Publix - Public UNIX Services
|SunOS 4.1.1||Basic unix services, RAS services||Blog Article|
|Plan 9||Grid CPU, Auth||Technical Details|
Connecting to the publix plan9 grid:
- Install drawterm
- execute drawterm -c publix.dapla.net -u ec2
Connecting to the publix:
- visit bbs.dapla.net
- Select Doors then either plato or Publix.
Volunteer opportunities are available to DMS members and include anything form basic maintenance, tech support, and repair of collection pieces to event coordination, teaching classes on programming/computer engineering/IT, and contribution to the BBS & Public Unix system.
Efforts to present the history of the machines we have in the collections are under way to develop a virtual museum space using JanusVR. The Virtual Space will provide an unique experience to see first hand the technology and process that when into building these beloved computers.
|Byte Magazine||Late 1970s and throughout the 1980s||microcomputing and early IBM PC/DOS|
|80 microcomputing magazine|
|Kilo Baud Magazine|
Warning: these are still live threads and some may not be moderated. Treat as nsfw but still a good historical resource