At the rate computer technology is advancing, photographer Mark Richards’ collection of computers are indeed historical. These machines are officially antiques. As someone that enjoys pressing buttons, I enjoy the nostalgia of vintage computers; how unsubtle they are compared to modern designs, with a man-made, non mass-produced artisanal quality about them. Core Memory is a coffee table book that documents the most important and bizarre machines from the collection of the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley. Now I know what to buy my tech guy for his birthday.
And just a reminder of how much we’ve evolved, a before (1950) & after…
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