[SIGCIS-Members] Facebook Live tomorrow (Wednesday)

Brian Berg brianberg at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 09:44:12 PDT 2018


It should be noted that Margaret Hamilton became a Computer History Museum
Fellow in 2017
<http://www.computerhistory.org/atchm/2017-chm-fellow-margaret-hamilton/>.
She was very well received at last year's induction banquet.
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On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 9:28 AM, Ceruzzi, Paul <CeruzziP at si.edu> wrote:

> Greetings:
>
> I believe that one is allowed to do a modest amount of self-promotion on
> this Listserv. If so, I will let you know that tomorrow, Wednesday, at
> 12:30 PM ET (1630 GMT) I will be doing a “Facebook Live” presentation on
> the work of Margaret Hamilton, one of the programmers of the Apollo
> Guidance Computer, and now a Lego Action Figure. You’ve probably all seen
> that famous photo of her standing next to a pile of computer print-out. We
> collected some of the binders 25 years ago, and I hope to explain a little
> about what’s printed on those pages. The material is now at our Archives in
> Chantilly, Virginia.
>
> https://airandspace.si.edu/collection-objects/apollo-
> flight-guidance-computer-software-collection-hamilton-1965-1972.
>
>
>
> I am not Facebook-savvy, but I assume you go to the  “National Air and
> Space Museum Smithsonian Institution” page at 12:30 tomorrow, and it should
> come up. You will also see that on Saturday we are having an event to
> celebrate the 50th anniversary of the screening of “2001, a Space
> Odyssey.” I hope to have some posts to Facebook or the NASM blog about HAL,
> my favorite computer.
>
>
>
> I am aware that the timing for this is not the best, but we scheduled this
> months ago, long before the recent Facebook mess happened. The irony is
> that Tom & I had a discussion about Facebook not long ago, where I
> predicted that something like this was going to happen (did I get that
> right Tom?) My feelings about Facebook & Twitter will have to wait for a
> separate post.
>
>
>
> Paul Ceruzzi
>
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