[NTLK] Newton Hall of Fame

Stefan Wolfrum s.wolfrum at me.com
Thu May 31 13:55:26 EDT 2018

Sounds like a GREAT idea, Noah!
(Although I never did anything similar. Love Andy Hertzfeld‘s Folklore site and the book, too!)

Just my $0.02, though.


> On 31. May 2018, at 19:21, Noah Leon <moosefuel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> Working on the film got me thinking that there are a lot of stories I haven’t been able to tell in an hour and forty minutes, it would be nice if there were a companion book or Wiki which I could post people and stories about the Newton, some probably lifted right from Newtontalk, with the eye to eventually making some sort of coffee table book. 
> It would be a lot like the existing Newton Hall of Fame: https://msu.edu/~luckie/hallofame.htm <https://msu.edu/~luckie/hallofame.htm> but updated to include people such as Paul Guyot, etc. 
> Something similar was done for Andy Hertzfeld’s Folklore.org <http://folklore.org/> site, which I believe ended up being a book called “revolution in the Valley” with some of the best stories. I would think in our case it would be more similar to “Defying Gravity”, a big coffee table book with photos and history.
> I know Sylvain has expressed interest in the book aspect, but I think that it would have to begin as a wiki or other online website first in order to gather and edit the material. Does anyone think this would be a good idea, has anyone tried before? 
> noah
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