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  1. tortuga2010 47 months ago | reply

    Nice work--my understanding is that the real early computers were even bigger?

  2. Compound Eye 47 months ago | reply

    It's Google in paper form - published weekly at news stands.

    He's currently browsing the 'corset' section... [mmm, nice...]

  3. quigley_brown (Jim Hamann) 47 months ago | reply

    I remember in college the computer dept. throwing out all their old stuff like this and I plucked off all the buttons. Wish I would have saved them...

  4. jamica1 47 months ago | reply

    Interesting in the context of the times that they have a serious looking female as a computer operator

  5. HELLO CHICAGO 47 months ago | reply

    Hmmm, If I push this little red button...Chicago goes -poof- . I hope the boss wont be upset.

  6. saltycotton 47 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Vintage Working Woman, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  7. eliz.avery 47 months ago | reply

    Where are all the punch cards?

  8. HELLO CHICAGO 47 months ago | reply

    My high school had the IBM machine with punch cards in 1971. www.chineselinuxuniversity.net/images/2009/3/13/IBM_Punch...

  9. dcochran2009 47 months ago | reply

    my first job at the Univ. of Utah was delivering boxes of punch cards to "date processing." my second job was loading tapes on machines that looked suspiciously similar to the ones in the picture. wait! it can't be!! but it is!! eureka!!!

  10. Zenithbay 47 months ago | reply

    He looks like a dapper Don Knotts...

  11. opium_den 47 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Robots, Automatons, Mainframes and the Silicon Revolution, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  12. Paul Birza 39 months ago | reply

    "Marge, does this thing get the Google? I want to use the Google."

  13. opium_den 39 months ago | reply

    No Homer you're in a launderette.

  14. theconkeyboy 37 months ago | reply

    Ha ha, that's a super photo. I used it in an article called "How to Make a Page in Facebook Future-Proof with iFrames" text

  15. bona browser 30 months ago | reply

    He's checking the manual to see where the any button is.

  16. HELLO CHICAGO 30 months ago | reply

    The self destruct button is labeled Self Destruct

  17. schilbach@gmail.com 18 months ago | reply

    Great Work, Great Image - Thanks for making this Creative Commons - I've used it on my website www.schilbach.co.uk

  18. edelizabethpalafox 8 months ago | reply

    Thank you for your great image! it will be used in a blog piece for: www.astd.org/Publications/Blogs/Global-HRD-Blog

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