Sunday, October 28, 2007

Rube Goldberg

a comically involved, complicated invention, laboriously contrived to perform a simple operation...

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Old computer insides

Guy Kawasaki posted these cool pictures of the insides of vintage computers on his blog:

Core Memory--Computers Are Sensual

These are photos from Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers by John Alderman with photographs by Mark Richards. There’s a sensual beauty to computers that I never appreciated until I saw these pictures, and I can’t think of a better Christmas gift for a hardware geek.


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