A Brief History of Error Messages

A session at Barcamp Blackpool 3

Saturday 15th October, 2011

11:30am to 11:50am (GMT)

In 'The Big One'

DOES NOT COMPUTE
or "Who is General Failure and why is he reading my drive?"
A Brief History of Error Messages
by Alex Martindale
with additional material by Kerry Burnout

Alex Martindale presents a tour of error messages from history, (hopefully) recreating some classic error messages on the original hardware in front of a live audience. This one featured a surprisingly reliable ZX Spectrum, a failed Windows ME installation, and a sadmac emulator.

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Alex Martindale

Coder, film buff, musician, sound engineer, cyclist, raconteur, writer, comedian. Chooses not to drive or eat meat. From Blackburn, UK.

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Time 11:30am11:50am GMT

Date Sat 15th October 2011

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#historyoferrors

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lanyrd.com/skhpt

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barcampblackpool.com

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