Modern Tube computing

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Jan 21 12:58:54 2004

On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:

> Actually I've given quite a bit a thought about
> making a computer that uses marbles instead of electricity
> or water. You'd put a bucket of marbles at the top and
> turn the crank. Gravity would bring the mrbles to the bottom
> where one could scoop them up and recycle.

Hey Dwight.

That's been done (sort of). It's called Dr. Nim :) They come up on eBay

BTW, you have the same Reply-To: problem as Adrian did. Are you also
using OE? If you are, check to see if you've set the Reply-To: address is
your configuration and remove it ;)

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