Preserved LGP-30

Fred Cisin cisin at
Mon Jul 2 17:43:15 CDT 2018

>>> The Moravian Galley in Brno has an exhibition on "Computer Art 1968".
>>> The only actual computer is a very well-preserved German LGP-30. I
>>> took a few photos of it yesterday... and got told off for handling the
>>> paper tape,
>> Asking people not to touch museum exhibits makes sense to me.
On Mon, 2 Jul 2018, js--- via cctalk wrote:
> Seriously!  Liam, don't you know that handling paper with your hands 
> transfers oils to it and hastens its decay?  This is why gloves are worn to 
> handle old paper artifacts.

Seriously!  Don't they know that if it is within reach, then the museum 
attendees will reach over and handle?
velvet ropes and glass cases   <sigh>
Muir Woods is now a TREE MUSEUM!, with paved fenced walkways to keep 
people from touching the ancient redwoods.  And they charge more than a dollar 
and a half just to see 'em.

How can you balance the hands-on aspect that is so ESSENTIAL to the 

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