pieces of metal and plastic

From: Uncle Roger <sinasohn_at_crl.com>
Date: Tue Jun 24 20:27:45 1997

At 04:09 PM 6/24/97 +0000, you wrote:
>Your lovely machines (whichever they are) live *only* because there
>someone (you or another human person) to make it work and appreciate the
>results. They *only* live in your (or somebody else's) mind. And that is
>why their history is important because it's not their history that we
>appreciate but the sentiments, feelings, joy and sadness of the people
>who used them!
What yer saying then, is, that we should collect to remember the impact each
computer had on our individual lives and on the lives of the people around
us, rather than simply because a machine is physically attractive,
technically impressive, or financially successful.

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