Perl via Paper Ink Metal and Oil
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Presentation and demonstration on refurbishing two 1970 Teletype Model 33 Data Terminals, and using then via a Linux box, with Perl, Bash and everything else, to receive and send email via the Internet, to print the news (Drudge), the weather (National Weather Service), and Wikipedia information. Used C++, Assembly, Perl, Mojolicious, CPAN, and Perl Source Filtering to get everything to work. Will demonstrate custom designed PCB hardware using embedded micro-controllers to bridge 50 years of computer technology. Everything used was Open Source, including the PCB design software, KiCad. After the presentation, there will be 30 minutes for Q and A, along with some hands on use of these amazing electro-mechanical wonders of yesteryear, the original Input / Output devices for early mini computers of the 1970's.
When & Where
Utah Open Source
The Utah Open Source Foundation was organized to provides organizational and financial support to open source and open standard organizations. Our main focuses are community, technology and business, with a growing interest in spreading open source and open standards in education.