Subject: Re: Ripe Apples
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete">
Subject: Re: Ripe Apples
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 11:30:08 -0500
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On 11/7/2017 11:10 PM, Tony Cooper wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Nov 2017 22:41:56 -0500, PeterN
> <"peter,newdelete"> wrote:
>> On 11/7/2017 9:21 AM, Tony Cooper wrote:
>>> On Tue, 7 Nov 2017 02:02:24 -0800 (PST), Whisky-dave
>>><> wrote:
>>>> On Monday, 6 November 2017 23:29:31 UTC, Tony Cooper  wrote:
>>>>> The newspaper in a small town near here has these two Macs on display
>>>>> in the lobby.  The desktop unit looks like it could be used by the
>>>>> "Jetsons".
>>>> Ah yes the iLamp I wasn't a fan myself but why haven't they got a 15 year-old PC on display ;-)
>>> It's not a museum.  It's a newspaper office, and the units on display
>>> are the units that were in use by the staff.
>> i had the privilege of visiting Armand Hammer's office that was heavily
>> used, and also a fantastic museum, while it was still used as an office.
>> You got there by invitation only, while Armand Hammer was still the
>> president of Occidental Petroleum. I doubt if he consulted his Da Vinci
>> sketches for business purposes.
> I can top that.  When my son was 13, I took him with me on a business
> trip to NYC.  An employee of mine went to school with one of the _Mad
> Magazine_ artists, so we had an invitation to visit the offices.
> Bill Gaines was extremely gracious and we sat in his office for about
> half an hour while he recounted anecdotes about EC Comics and how Mad
> got started.  Bill was a collector of miniature dirigibles and
> airships.  He had a couple of dozen hanging from the ceiling of his
> office.
> The only disappointing thing about the visit was that none of the
> artists or writers worked out of the Madison Avenue office, so we
> didn't get to meet any of them.  They all worked out of their home or
> their own office and couriered their material in.

I didn't get to meet Da Vinci.