HP Computer Museum in the (local) News

Rodney Brown rdbrown0au at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 02:43:23 CDT 2016


A keen mountaineer who died trekking in Tibet has left a rare computer
collection behind as his legacy.

Surrounded by bushland in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne is a wooden shed
with barn doors.

It closely resembles a shed in California where, in 1939, Bill Hewlett and
Dave Packard launched the company that would become HP.

The much larger Australian shed is home to the HP Computer Museum, filled
with ageing computers, printers and calculators, most of which are a dull
light grey. ...

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