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May 10, 2009

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Wow. Gotta say… even in an era of wireless internet, touch screens, and 3D games, the Enigma machine looks pretty badass. It’s completely info-steampunk. And the rotor system is sooo evocative. Like magic medallions. Really, Indiana Jones shoulda had his hands on an Enigma machine at some point.

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Posted May 10, 2009 at 11:18 | Comments (1) | Permasnark
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And here the lies the long-standing attraction of the Curta Mechanical Calculator. Yeah, ebay is calling...

Posted by: aidee on May 13, 2009 at 05:20 AM
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