Life off the grid in the SW Texas desert. An experiment in sustainable living. NUMBERS AT THE END OF EACH BLOG POST: temp at 8PM,high temp,low temp,rainfall,wind conditions(CalmBreezyWindyGusty).
...and now you're a kinder, gentler(and leaner) labber.
Actually, this is a doctered gag photo. No computer ever had a stearing wheel, and CRT displays didn't replace teletype machines until very early 70's. If I remember correctly, the panel near the back was a WW2 era submarine helms station. The teletype near the front is from a ~68 era IBM 360 mainframe.
Univac was much, much uglier.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bd/UNIVAC-I-BRL61-0977.jpghttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/55/Museum_of_Science,_Boston,_MA_-_IMG_3163.JPG
This took me back to my senior year of high school. I took a newly offered data processing class. That's pretty similar to what the computer looked like in my very dim memory. (minus the steering wheel I think)
Still looks better then most Microsoft operating systems, ahah just kidding around
I agree with Grant. It's a fake picture but started out as a color photo of a submarine mockup in the Smithsonian Museum. See snopes hoaxs
Could there be a connection to this guy?Early Wells
My first computer was the IBM 1620. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IBM_1620_Model_1.jpgThe console typewriter predated those golf-ball typewriters, so it had this basket of lever-action type slugs (making up terminology as I go along here), driven by a little motor, and it made whacka-whacka sounds as each letter was typed. And a ding! zzzipp! when it got to the end of a line and the carriage returned. Fortunately the one I used also had a line printer that could zap out a whole line of text at one whack. And a hollerith card reader so you didn't have to toggle your program in with the console switches. And 60,000 digits of memory core! Cool, huh?
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