1995 Minnesota HP
Handheld User's Conference Video
The HP Handheld Users' Conference at the Mall of America in
Bloomington, Minnesota was held on 8/5 to 8/6/95 and was a great
success. The entire two-day affair, including presentations from
over twenty individuals was videotaped and copies are available
on 5 DVDs for $15.00 including shipping or on a single DVD disk for $10.00
Please send a check or Paypal ("firstname.lastname@example.org")to:
135 Saxby Terrace
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003-4606 USA
856-751-1310 home (M-F > 6:30 PM and any time on weekends)
A summary of the video's contents follows:
- Friday evening (8/4) glimpses of the informal
gathering @ Mall of America
- Saturday morning conference introductions, etc.
- Kheng Joo Khaw (HP Singapore) discusses what's
happening with HP handhelds and palmtops
- David Shier: "The Laptop in Your Pocket"
- Diana Byrne (HP Corvallis): "Telecommuting
Thousands of Miles on the Internet" (HP38G
- Andris Lauris (IBM): Mass Storage Design Notes
- Paul Hubbert: Battery and Ink Alternatives
- Joseph Horn: Introducing Goodies Disk #10 and the
HP48 Hacker's ROM Card
- Don Johansen: Card Basic Design Notes
- Michael Dombroski: "A One-Hand Keyboard for
- Ron Johnson: "Why I Lost My Enthusiasm for HP
- Vern Lindsay (Firmware Co.): "FSI and the Rise
of the Classroom Display"
- Bruce Bruemmer (Babbage Institute): "Preserving
the History of Computing and Calculating"
- Mike Sharp: "Time Management on HP
- Feng Yuan (HP Sigapore): "Progress in Pascal
Compiler for HP48/38 Calculators"
- Jim Donnelly (HP Corvallis): HP38 Miscellaneous
comments and demos
- Eric Smith: "Simulating HP Processors"
- Jim Donnelly: "Focused Exploration With HP38G
- Jeremy Smith: "That Would Be Cool" (Looking
toward the handheld future)
- Views of the Conference Calculator "Wall of
- Dale Curtis: "Palmtops at the Harvard Medical
- Brian Walsh: "HP48 Solvers and
- Wlodek Mier-Jedrzejowicz: "We're All Collectors
- Rob Haack: "Object-Oriented Business
- Joe Powell (HP San Diego): "Tracking Computer
- Kent Peterson: Simplicity, "Software and
- Ed Keefe: "Programming: The Next Generation;
- An HP Panel Fields Questions from the Audience (2
- Jake Schwartz: "The Vertical-Format Handheld
- Door prize distribution and best speaker/paper awards
- Group discussion: Next conference - where, when, etc.
(tentatively: Los Angeles in Summer 1996; London in 1997)
- Closing remarks
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