The precarious state of classic software and hardware preservation

Liam Proven lproven at
Sat Nov 20 06:26:49 CST 2021

On Sat, 20 Nov 2021 at 03:30, Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:
> New owners of LCM? I thought Vulcan was the owner all along?

His younger sister Jody used to be the deputy at Vulcan:

She left in 2014:

It was meant to be a sabbatical:

But when poor old Paul Allen died in 2018, Jody took control of Vulcan
and his >$20Bn fortune.

She started firing people in 2019:

And they sold off his yacht:

The sports team was left to run itself:

But of course COVID-19 changed everything:

Vulcan Productions shut down:

Then this year, (largely) post-COVID, the Allen Institute for
Artificial Intelligence (AI2) took over:

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