Lee Felsenstein will be visiting the MidAtlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists over at the Infoage Science History Museum and Learning Center in NJ on Sunday July 1st 2012 around 10:30am.
He will be giving a small lecture and hopefully answer some questions.
Lee Felsenstein is an engineer who was one of the early pioneers in both the design of the personal computer, computer networks and personal computer technologies. He was there in the beginning and his contributions helped shape the personal computer industry.
Just a small list of his contributions include:
- Being one the original members of the Homebrew Computer Club
- Designing the the SOL-20 and the Osborne 1
- Designing the Pennywhistle Modem which was an early modem kit for personal computer hobbyists.
- Being one of the creators of Community Memory which was the first public computerized bulletin board system back in 1973.
The members of MARCH just ask for a $10 donation to Infoage as they will be hosting the event.
For more information about Lee, he has his own blog: www.fonly.typepad.com
For more information about MARCH, check out their website at www.midatlanticretro.org
For more information about InfoAge check their website at www.infoage.org
For directions check out www.infoage.org/visit#directions
Update: Sorry I spelled Mr. Felsenstein’s name incorrectly.. Thanks to Evan who updated me