[NTLK] Update on Love Letter to Newton (film)

Aaron Rogers arog73 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 2 12:54:18 EST 2017


I think this idea of yours really has some merit! It sounds like you had a cool conversation with Mike.

I'm a long time Newt user (and an electronic gadget junkie) and I've been a member of this list for quite a few years now. Though I don't post much, I am a faithful follower of the goings-on here on the list. I'd love to be able to spend some time with you the next time you are in the Los Angeles area.


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> On Feb 2, 2017, at 6:30 AM, Morgan Aldridge <morgant at makkintosshu.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 09:20 Noah Leon <moosefuel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yesterday I had the pleasure to meet with Mike from the Newtontalk list. We
>> live near each other in the greater Montreal area. We met at the "Le
>> Poutine Bar" and we both ordered "Le Sainte-Rose" Poutine, which was
>> excellent.
>> Mike brought an Original MessagePad (or was it a 100?), Einstein running on
>> a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and a Cassiopeia WindowsCE device as conversation
>> pieces, whereas I brought my battered and well-used MessagePad 2000.
>> Right away I noticed that he kept his Newt in pristine condition. Mine is
>> missing the port door, the coating is rubbing off, and the screen door is
>> taped back on, hi-lighting our different personalities!
>> There were no cameras rolling this time, but the stuff we talked about and
>> Mike's passion for the Newton and extensive experience with using the newt
>> convinced me even more that this is going to be a worthwhile film project,
>> and that if everyone has as much to say as Mike about his life with Newton,
>> there's really something here.
>> I can especially identify with Mike's palpable frustration over the
>> cancellation of Newton, and Apple's decision to absorb it and make it
>> disappear. I think that's a wound most of us Newt users carry.
>> More to come.
> Excellent!
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