A REAL Classic Computer

19 04 2008

difference-engine The London Science Museum has completed work on Babbage’s Difference Engine No. 2, 120 years after the death of it’s inventor, Charles Babbage. This Victorian mechanical computer was never completed during it’s designer’s lifetime due to many factors including cost, manufacturing difficulties and the fact that Charles Babbage had a bad attitude that tended to piss off investors.

My question is: Does it play Quake?

Read Babbage and his Analytical and Difference Engines here

music note While writing this, I was listening to “002 Pilcher’s squad” by Primus

 

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