[78-L] Apple's new Amberol

Don Cox doncox at enterprise.net
Fri Dec 20 06:56:52 PST 2013

On 19/12/2013, Mike Harkin wrote:

> The Edison cylinder is still usable IF you have the right equipment,
> and know-how, to use it! Same for his vertical- and lateral-cut flat
> discs. In fact, the same for a lot of 'outdated' technology. Might the
> same not be true of this? I would expect so. Come back in 100
> years....
And visit a museum of the history of science and technology. They will
certainly have some hundred-year-old computers, if not this particular

Babbage's computers are being diligently (re)constructed.

I agree that neither a cylinder nor an Apple Mac are useful to an
ordinary person.

Don Cox
doncox at enterprise.net

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