Your dream computer room.

From: Marvin <>
Date: Wed Jun 28 19:21:37 2000

Bill Sudbrink wrote:
> Ok. Let's start a fun thread for a change. Who among us didn't
> spend some time with paper and crayon as a child designing the ideal
> "fort"? What kind of computer shop would you build given sufficient
> time/money/space?

In line according to increasing amounts of time/space/money:

First by a long ways, BIG, at least a 10,000 square feet minimum building
with fire protection and climate control to provide for a display area and
the rest of the items.
Second, a fire proof, climate controlled area to provide a reasonable degree
of protection for documentation/software.
Third, plenty of power to take care of any big iron.
Forth, a WELL equipped tech area for working/playing with the computers.
Fifth, plenty of shelving for storage of computers/peripherals/etc. not on
Sixth, a classroom with a program to encourage young people to learn more
than just how to turn on a computer and think they are then a genius.
Seventh, an aggresive program to solicit cooperation of industry, user
groups, etc. in documenting the history of computers.
Eighth, an auditorium where talks on computer related subjects could be

Those are the things off the top of my head. The number and scope of this
list could be increased almost effortlessly :).
Received on Wed Jun 28 2000 - 19:21:37 BST

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