EKDuncan - My Fanciful Muse: Spanish Paper Theater Images Part 1 - Paluzie, Barcelona
Posographe, an analog mechanical computer for calculating exposure time
This is a computer designed to compute and draw fractal images. Can the output be any more beautiful than the machine itself?
This is a replica of the Antikythera Mechanism -- a Greek astronomical computer from the first century BC. Its precision and complexity of design are beyond astonishing.
Mechanical Computer (All Parts) - Basic Mechanisms In Fire Control Computers.
Arithmometer - the first commercial mechanical calculator
Virtual Reconstruction of the Antikythera Mechanism (by M. Wright & M. Vicentini)
DNA—Nature's Storage Medium
Dad wants to teach kids about CPU and computer logic machine. Ends up building mechanical analogy with a control unit, memory registers, buses and functioning clock
Kelvin's Harmonic Analyser Lord Kelvin used calculating machines to predict tides in harbors—critical for an island nation! Integrators enabled him to solve differential equations, but their limited torque curtailed the machine’s utility.