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-The Living Computer Museum is home to the world'​s only operating CDC 6500(([[http://​www.livingcomputers.org/​Discover/​News/​Two-Cray-Supercomputers-Join-Living-Computers.aspx|Two supercomputers join LCM...]])). Originally built in 1967 then retired to storage in 1989, restoration on the LCM's CDC 6500 began in 2013(([[https://​www.geekwire.com/​2013/​bringing-cdc-6500-paul-allen-ambitious-computer-restorations-attempted/​|Raising the CDC from the dead...]])). Today, the system is made available for use by interested parties through the [[http://​www.livingcomputers.org/​Request-a-Login.aspx|LCM'​s Request a Login page]]. Principle engineer Bruce Sherry continues the ongoing work of restoration along with others, managing the vast array of unique hardware and software required to bring the CDC 6500 experience to a whole new generation.+The Living Computer Museum is home to the world'​s only operating CDC 6500(([[http://​www.livingcomputers.org/​Discover/​News/​Two-Cray-Supercomputers-Join-Living-Computers.aspx|Two supercomputers join LCM...]])). Originally built in 1967 then retired to storage in 1989, restoration on the LCM's CDC 6500 began in 2013(([[https://​www.geekwire.com/​2013/​bringing-cdc-6500-paul-allen-ambitious-computer-restorations-attempted/​|Raising the CDC from the dead...]])). Principle engineer Bruce Sherry continues the ongoing work of restoration along with others, managing the vast array of unique hardware and software required to bring the CDC 6500 experience to a whole new generation.
  
 Using the CDC 6500 is, for many, a new and daunting experience. A [[CDC6500_Survival_Guide|survival guide]] has been created that covers the basics of the operating system, editors, and programming environments available on the LCM's CDC 6500. Using the CDC 6500 is, for many, a new and daunting experience. A [[CDC6500_Survival_Guide|survival guide]] has been created that covers the basics of the operating system, editors, and programming environments available on the LCM's CDC 6500.
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