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ANTIC Episode 80 - Atari Dunking Booth


ANTIC Episode 80 -  Atari Dunking Booth

In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… we discuss the exciting progress being made around the 576NUC+ project, all of the great new Atari projects from the mind of Jason Moore, Kay’s awesome series of recent interviews, and we dunk your minds in the deep booth that is Atari news!

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Recurring Links 

Floppy Days Podcast 

AtariArchives.org 

AtariMagazines.com 

Kevin’s Book “Terrible Nerd” 

New Atari books scans at archive.org 

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge 

Atari interview discussion thread on AtariAge 

Interview index: here 

ANTIC Facebook Page 

AHCS 

Eaten By a Grue 

Next Without For 

Intro

  • Atari Ad Slicks, Line Art, Radio Scripts 1983-07-13 - https://archive.org/details/Atari_Ad_Slicks_Line_Art_Radio_Scripts_1983-07-13 

What We’ve Been Up To

  • “How I accidentally archived hundreds of Apple II source code floppies” by Kay at KFest 2021 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFa75CqJw_4 
  • https://archive.org/details/TheMagicRoomDocuments - (https://twitter.com/KaySavetz/status/1416420208172957699?s=20) 
  • MyTek’s 576NUC+ - https://thebrewingacademy.com/collections/myteks-576nuc-atari-computer/products/myteks-576nuc-and-internal-fujinet 

News 

  • Atari 2” circle stickers available at the museum and VCF East and VCF West - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-Cl8ZPsxcT3d05krNtuam684_o6QdYAk?usp=sharing, http://www.vcfed.org 
  • @atariorbit: wrote up a little bit about the history (so far) of the 576 NUC - https://www.atariorbit.org/2021/07/02/576-nuc-history/ 
  • Atari Projects by Jason Moore - http://atariprojects.org/ 
  • Allegro is a Polish online e-commerce platform - has lots of Atari upgrades available for purchase - https://allegro.pl/ 
  • While ABBUC site being slowly put back together, alternate forum sites are being used:
    • temporary alternative forum at https://www.atari-portal.de/ 
    • https://www.forum64.de/index.php?board/161-atari-8bit/ 
  • U1MB, Incognito, SIDE2, SIDE3, 1088XEL/XLD Firmware 4.0 Released by FlashJazzCat - https://atariage.com/forums/topic/321394-u1mb-incognito-side2-side3-1088xelxld-firmware-40-released/ 
  • SNACK - SNES Atari Controler Kit - Irgwender - https://atariage.com/forums/topic/323171-snack-snes-atari-controler-kit/ 
  • https://hackaday.com/2021/07/09/zooming-through-the-mandelbrot-set-on-an-atari/ 
  • Tricky Tutorials archive - itaych - https://atariage.com/forums/topic/22905-tricky-tutorials/?do=findComment&comment=4866295 

Shows

  • Upcoming Shows where you might see Atari computers (or Atari people):
    • VCF West August 7 & 8, 2021: Vintage Computer Festival West , The Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA 
    • VCFSE Aug 20-22 https://gameatl.com/vintage-computing-festival-southeast-8-0-at-sfge/ or http://southernfriedgameroomexpo.com/ , Atlanta, GA
    • VCF Midwest Sep 11-12 http://vcfmw.org/announce , Elmhurst, IL (Chicago)
    • Fujiama Sep. 12-19, Lengenfeld, Germany, http://fujiama.eu/ 
    • VCF East October 8, 9, 10, 2021: Vintage Computer Festival East , Wall, NJ 
  • Event page created by Chicago Classic Computing - http://chiclassiccomp.org/events.html?fbclid=IwAR3Fm5hf7PCQj0yXBxXvj9J8Mp8GDwD2w1bfD_qktpPOnNYNoQUmN_EpgB8 
  • Event page created by Floppy Days - https://www.facebook.com/VintageComputerShows/ 
  • Event page on Vintage Is The New Old - https://vintageisthenewold.com/vintage-is-the-new-old-releases-new-events-calendar/ 

YouTube videos this month

  • VT100 on the Atari 800/XEP80 - Cathryn Mataga - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8laMyHJbJzw 
  • Atari XL -=512KB Rambo - Saberman - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbEGeOR1TGM External 512KB memory expansion (Rambo) for Atari 800XL
  • ISS Tracker on the Atari 800 XL - Retro Computer Paraguay - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-hvt0gLkDY Let's follow the trajectory of the International Space Station from our 8-bit Atari computer equipped with FujiNet. Bill Kendricks’s ISS Tracker: http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/fujin...
  • Atari 800XL: Weird Video Issue and Botched Soldering - FlashJazzCat - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8WGrTZXh20 

New at Archive.org

  • Kay:
    • Cable Graphic Sciences Info-gen manual - https://archive.org/details/Cable_Graphic_Sciences_Info-gen_manual 
    • Ensign Communication Inc Information Display System - Ensign 5000 - https://archive.org/details/Ensign_Communication_Inc_Information_Display_System_-_Ensign_5000 
    • INFOsoft 7000 Quick Start Guide - https://archive.org/details/INFOsoft_7000_Quick_Start_Guide 
    • Atari Research Memos on the Subject of Interactive Fantasy - https://archive.org/details/brenda_laurel_atari_memos 
    • Unofficial Atari Computer Users Groups 1982-12-01 - https://archive.org/details/Unofficial_Atari_Computer_Users_Groups_1982-12-01 
    • Official Atari Computer Users Groups 1982-12-01 - https://archive.org/details/Official_Atari_Computer_Users_Groups_1982-12-01 
    • texts
    • How To Start an Atari Computer Users Group draft 1: https://archive.org/details/How_To_Start_an_Atari_Computer_Users_Group_draft_1
    • Atari Computer Users' Group Registration Form and Cover Letter - https://archive.org/details/Atari_Computer_Users_Group_Registration_Form_and_Cover_Letter 
    • Atari Ad Slicks, Line Art, Radio Scripts 1983-07-13 - https://archive.org/details/Atari_Ad_Slicks_Line_Art_Radio_Scripts_1983-07-13 
    • Bay Area Atari Users Group newsletters - https://archive.org/search.php?query=Bay+Area+Atari+Users+Group 
  • Ornjuce:
    • Atari Computer Association Of Orange County Newsletter Vol 9 No 1 Qtr 11988 - https://archive.org/details/ornjuce-atari-computer-assocation-of-orange-county-newsletter-vol-9-no-1-qtr-11988 
  • Allan:
    • Dal-Ace - Dallas Atari Computer Enthusiasts newsletters - https://archive.org/details/@allan52?query=dal-ace 
    • Computer Shopper Atari articles - https://archive.org/details/@allan52?query=computer+shopper 

New at Github

  • Invenies Verba ("Find the Words") by Bill Kendrick - https://github.com/billkendrick/iverba-2
  • Sebastian Igielski - ANTY *AJEK COPY - https://github.com/seban-slt/antyajek 
  • An Atari BASIC program to render the Sierpinski Triangle on Atari 8-bit computers -  https://github.com/as6o/atari8bit_sierpinski
  • KRET - The Mole - https://github.com/GSoftwareDevelopment/Mole


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