Photo Questions

From: John Foust <>
Date: Wed Jan 5 06:55:34 2005

At 06:27 PM 1/4/2005, Scott Stevens wrote:
>The first _electornic_ computer I ever wanted to build was one that was basically a cascade of flip-flops made into an up counter. The input device was a telephone dial.

Hah! As a tike, I remember wiring an old dial as a switch with
a battery and a lamp, and thinking it was an adding computer because
if I dialed one number, held the dial in place, then dialed
the second number, then released the dial, the lamp would
blink the answer. :-)

- John
Received on Wed Jan 05 2005 - 06:55:34 GMT

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