Heck Yeah, Old Technology!

Jul 26

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I honestly don’t remember why I have all these slides here on my desk, encroaching into my computer keyboard. I know I looked at them and sorted them into categories at one time but that’s all I remember, not what I intended to do with them after that.

I honestly don’t remember why I have all these slides here on my desk, encroaching into my computer keyboard. I know I looked at them and sorted them into categories at one time but that’s all I remember, not what I intended to do with them after that.

What computer labs used to look like: several large processor units, lots of tape storage, and two dumb-terminals to do the work on. Note the primative email machine (an electric typewriter) in the lower-middle.

What computer labs used to look like: several large processor units, lots of tape storage, and two dumb-terminals to do the work on. Note the primative email machine (an electric typewriter) in the lower-middle.

(Source: excda.site44.com, via vintage-cf)

Jul 25

Double-Date Night, 1920s.

Double-Date Night, 1920s.

1917 Underwood #5 in a 1952 photo frame. Shot 15 minutes ago.

1917 Underwood #5 in a 1952 photo frame. Shot 15 minutes ago.

two things about tag searches for this blog that annoy me

vintage: 5% actual vintage (25+ yrs old) stuff, 5% photos of Marilyn Monroe or The Beatles, 90% “vintage style” edits of pictures taken this week.

atari: 10% were posted by Denny’s, the restaurant chain, because of a tie-in license they currently hold.

ausretrogamer:

Second, Atari 7800 ;-) #retrogaming #atari

How are you doing this without a cartridge in the slot?

ausretrogamer:

Second, Atari 7800 ;-) #retrogaming #atari

How are you doing this without a cartridge in the slot?

Jul 24

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mudwerks:

what will she put in the middle bowl?…

“Madge was right, I can’t tell the difference between nail soaking solution and dishwashing liquid!”

mudwerks:

what will she put in the middle bowl?…

Madge was right, I can’t tell the difference between nail soaking solution and dishwashing liquid!”

(Source: johnnythehorse, via jinxy7)

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