Here I am giving a short talk on the restoration of the computer. See youtube video of the talk. After the talk I powered on the computer. I had planned to have it print on the teletype but didn't get the teletype hooked up before it was time for the talk. I could tell from the lights that the program wasn't running properly so it wouldn't have worked anyway. After bringing it back to the exhibit hall the problem was found to be a bad card edge finger connection causing one of the bits to be misread from memory. After correcting that the machine worked OK.
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