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This 240-Year-Old Robot Was Probably The World's First Computer

Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts

If you thought robots were a thing of the future, we have some unsettling news. One of the earliest automatas was constructed -- get this -- in the 17...

Reaching for the Stars: The World's First Computer From the Greeks

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 10.02.2012 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Derek de Solla Price spent 16 years studying the intricacies of the Greek device. He reported that the Antikythera Mechanism was "one of the most important pieces of evidence for the understanding of ancient Greek science and technology."

From Eight-Track Players To Pong: What's Your Earliest Tech Memory?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.01.2013 | Fifty

"I remember our first little black-and-white TV, and our first color set several years later, and how much tweaking you had to do to get even crappy green faced images."

8 Old-School Gadgets That Make Us Nostalgic

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

With rumors circulating about upcoming Apple releases in anticipation of the Worldwide Developer's Conference next week, we can't help but think back ...