Tag Archives: computers

Computer Cat Wall Clock

The perfect kitty for geeks allergic to cat hair: Computer Cat Wall Clock. He is made out of mostly recycled computer parts, ranging from recycled hard drive platters and floppy disks, to memory ears and a wire tail. He also … Continue reading

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Ann P. Smith

I have some pieces of my old (very old) computers here and I got some ideas of what do with them. Something near of the amazing robots created by Ann P. Smith. Using broken electronics and machines, she creates robot-like … Continue reading

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Resistor man

Hey kids, time to play! Get the parts of an old computer and circuit boards to construct a Resistor man. The site explains step by step how to built it using 8 resistors, one large resistor and a led. Hum.. … Continue reading

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Periodic Tables

I never had any good chemistry teachers when I was in school. When I was in junior high even the book wasn’t attractive: a big book with a grey cover, with few illustrations and no colours, even the periodic table … Continue reading

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The 10 Gadgets That Changed the World

The 10 Gadgets That Changed the World is a Wired article that talks of some models of gadgets that we loved (or loved): TV, telephone, mobile, camera, microwave, videocassette recorder, video computer system, walkman, computer and a movie camera. I … Continue reading

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The Vintage Mac Museum

The Vintage Mac Museum: for Mac and non Mac users, geeks, programmers, the curious, those old enthusiasts who have been using a computer since the 80’s (or earlier) and those who think that their computers are not good enough. The … Continue reading

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The Information Machine

Cartoon Modern has a very nice article about the short animation The Information Machine produced by Charles Eames and designed by Dolores Cannata in 1957. Throughout the Fifties, UPA would regularly host open houses and screenings to introduce the broader … Continue reading

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Apple: Heroes, Villains and Quotes

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. A photo gallery by Wired of the history of Apple computers through Heroes and Villains.The world’s most lickable computer company has seen its share of good guys and bad guys during its 30-year … Continue reading

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Computer History

Computer History: geek stuff. In the 1980s I wrote dozens of letters to companies asking for more information on their products. Some of them manufactured hardware or wrote software while others were vendors of other companies’ products. I kept all … Continue reading

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Classic Computer Magazine Archive

Classic Computer Magazine Archive is a small crusade to make information from old computer magazines available on the Web. They have available the full text of some computer magazines, as Compute!, STart, Video & Arcade, Creative Computing and full page … Continue reading

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