Pictures from Computer 98 in Cologne

These are some slides I took on the Computer 98 show in Cologne.

A bit of background info: This is the first time I have been able to find the time to attend the Cologne show. I went there together with Ole Friis Østergaard, who is the administrator of the Danish department of ATO (of which I am a member myself) and one of the original initiators of ATO, and Allan Odgaard, the developer of fine Amiga software such as Daywatch, TextEditor.mcc and BetterString.mcc. The three of us had never met in person before this, but only communicated through e-mail.

We all drove down from Denmark together with my wife Jette, who took the opportunity to go shopping for a whole Saturday in Cologne. We arrived in Cologne on Friday evening, went to the show all day Saturday, and returned home Sunday after a brief look at the Cologne Cathedral.

Ole, who was also covering the show for the Danish print magazine "Amiga Advis", had prepared questions for a number of Amiga VIPs. Allan and I decided to follow him around while he did his interviews, which turned out to be a good idea. Partly because Ole could use our combined memories as "human dictaphones" when cleaning up his notes after each interview, and partly because this gave us the opportunity to meet and chat with these interesting people as well. It made the day pass very quickly, and we hardly had time enough to see everything. We also ended up having too little time with the other ATO members and other people whom we had arranged to meet at the show.

Enjoy! And greetings to everybody we met there - and those we missed!

Niels Bache ( Niels Bache

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