A look at the depiction of computer hardware and peripherals in sci-fi movies over time.
A 1960 advertisement for IBM’s SAGE system …WOPR by another name.
To be ready for the worst so that the worst will never happen…
Wallow in nerd nostalgia and experience the Proustian rush of rebooting old operating systems.
Well, there goes my afternoon: here’s an endless supply of computer interfaces from films.
This looks like an excellent event: learn about programming without being a programmer.
The bottom-up appeal of netbooks in all their cheap, crappy glory.
Instruction manual to operate and maintain Charles Babbage's 2nd Difference Engine built by Barrie Holloway and Reg Crick, June 1991 for the Science Museum, London SW7 2DD.
The entire text of this seminal work is online in HTML, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License.
Judging from the research information collected on Delicious, Flickr and Last.fm, this book proposalâ€”tying together informatics, music and gamesâ€”could blossom into a great read.
Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine.
Babbage + Lego