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The Plasma Glows Again

At the Computer History Museum this morning, playing around with a PLATO V terminal that's being restored and donated by Aaron Woolfson. Everyone was amazed to watch it work -- this is a piece of hardware that's 33 years old, fully restored to original specifications, running over Internet to Very cool.

More details in a week or two on the upcoming, new PLATO HIstory blog. For now, this sneak peek:

The plan is to have this and several other fully-restored and functional PLATO terminals up and running at the PLATO@50 Conference, June 2-3, 2010, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the PLATO system, at the Computer History Museum. Hope you can attend!

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