Archive for date: April 12, 2008

The Museum of RetroTechnology

April 12, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was reading up on mechanical amplifiers the other day, and found a link to information on this rather esoteric period in technological history. It also has all sorts of other interesting links, to things like heliographs or mechanical computers. Worth mining for more info. The Museum of RetroTechnology

You’ll Own “Slaves” by 1965

April 12, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

When I was a very young kid, my dad had copies of the old Mechanix Illustrated lying around. I remembered as a kid reading an article called “You’ll Own Robot Slaves by 1965!” which I remember making me think “Heck, it’s 1970, where is my robot slave?” Okay, heck, I was six. But oddly enough, […]