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hacker road trip destinations

this is a work in-progress, a list of various places to travel to

includes stuff like: computing facilities, research labs, old hangouts, cold war stuff, possibly barcades etc


Arizona

Cinder lake - Location of apollo lunar landing tests

http://pirlwww.lpl.arizona.edu/~jscotti/cinderlake.html


California

Computer History Museum

Open Wed - Fri, 10a - 5p. Check site for details.

Admission: $17.50 adult

http://www.computerhistory.org/

Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View, CA 94043

T: 650.810.1010
F: 650.810.1055

Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)

Formerly XEROX Palo Alto Research Center - where things like laser printers were devised

no tours given to public

http://www.parc.com/

333 Coyote Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA

Massachusetts

MIT

Arguably the birthplace of hackerdom

MIT Campus
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

New Mexico

Atari Headquarters

  • google this -

Atari video game burial - Alamogordo, NM

THe famed burial ground: 32°53′11.87″N 105°57′38.69″W

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_video_game_burial

also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari:_Game_Over

Bradbury Science Museum - Los Alamos Labs

http://www.lanl.gov/museum/visit/

Bradbury Science Museum
1350 Central Avenue
Los Alamos, NM 87544
(505) 667-4444
Media: (505) 667-7000
Email: visit-bsm@lanl.gov

Original Microsoft Headquarters - Albuquerque, NM

A plaque on a rock marks the building where Microsoft was started

https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/13927

115 California Street NE 
Albuquerque, NM

Roswell, NM

Just because.

Very Large Array - 27 Huge Radio Telescopes

Admission: $6

https://public.nrao.edu/visit/very-large-array/

The Plains of San Agustin
Old Hwy 60
Magdalena, NM 87825
34 04'43.497N, 107 37'05.819W

New York

F Society - Mr Robot

The F-Society arcade is real, and it's in Coney Island. Didn't see a popcorn machine but you can play skiball on the machines shown in Mr Robot. No commercialization of it yet as of summer 2016.

http://mrrobot.wikia.com/wiki/Fun_Society

1218 Bowery St
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Wardenclyffe - Nikola Tesla's Lab

http://teslasciencecenter.org

56 NY-25A
Shoreham, NY 11786
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Pennsylvania

ENIAC Computer - 1946

One of the first computers, built from 1943 - 1946, in secret at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Electrical Engineering.

Parts of the ENIAC are on display in Room 100 of the Moore building.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ENIAC

University of Pennsylvania 
Department of Computer and Information Science
3330 Walnut Street 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

center for postnatural history

http://www.postnatural.org/Visit

Center for PostNatural History
4913 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Virginia

Kryptos Statue - CIA Headquarters

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kryptos

George Bush Center for Intelligence
000 Colonial Farm Rd
McLean, VA 22101

Washington

The Museum of Communications

Open SUNDAYS 10a-3p. Check site for details.

http://museumofcommunications.org/contact-info-and-map/

7000 East Marginal Way
South Seattle, Washington 98108
Telephone (206) 767-3012

Mailing address: P.O. Box 81103 Seattle, WA 98108

Washington DC

International Spy Museum

https://www.spymuseum.org/about/

800 F St, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Wisconsin

Cray Supercomputers Manufacturing

Every Cray supercomputer comes out of Wisconsin
https://www.cray.com/chippewa-falls-factory

Cray Inc.
1050 Lowater Rd,
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
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SOURCES of locations

AT&T Long-Lines - a cold-war telecommunications infrastructure

now many deserted structures
http://long-lines.net/places-routes/1st_transcon_mw/index.html
http://spencerjharding.com/project/the-long-lines/

Google Map of one in Kansas
source: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/12/the-secrets-of-an-abandoned-tower-in-kansas/419727/
https://www.google.com/maps/dir//39.7587194,-95.7331142/@39.7587357,-95.7333381,142m/data=!3m1!1e3

America's Cold War Infrastructure

http://coldwar-c4i.net/

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