Modern Tube computing

From: R. D. Davis <>
Date: Tue Jan 20 19:17:31 2004

Quothe John Lawson, from writings of Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 03:55:27PM -0500:
> And no one has had the utter madness to suggest a replica of the Mark I
> or II relay machine..... or the SSEC.... or any of the Bell System relay
> computers....

Relays don't normally glow, alas, but they do make nice sounds.

My preference is for a digital computer using water instead of
electricity, but no one's mentioned one of those yet.

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