August 2023

Exhibition: Vintage Calculator Designs, 1968 - 1983

The first aspirational personal electronics

#vintage #tech #photos

June 2023

A new view of the Manchester Computer

Seventy five years ago, the University’s ‘Baby’ computer became the first electronic computer with a read/write memory to run a program. To mark this historic event, Professor Jim Miles (University of Manchester Department of Computer Science) describes how a definitive new image of the Manchester computer was recreated using rediscovered original negatives.

#vintage #computers #photos

December 2022

Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died

#vintage #sports

'The Color Of Dreams': Museum Releases Photos Of A Vanished World

Stunning color images recently made available in high resolution by a French museum capture much of the world as it was transformed by technology and geopolitics 100 years ago.

#cool #vintage #media

November 2022

The Bizarre Copyright Battle Over Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

#vintage #media #law

September 2022

We Spoke With the Last Person Standing in the Floppy Disk Business

#vintage #computers

August 2022

Eriko Tamura: Oz

#vintage #computers #media

Volkswriter Deluxe: The Most Popular Word Processor for the IBM Personal Computer (according to the ad)

#vintage #software

May 2022

Toys of a Forgotten Generation

#vintage #toys #photos

March 2022

Revisiting the INMOS Transputer

#vintage #computers

Analyzing Every Second of the Classic Dial-Up Modem Sound

#vintage #internet #tech

December 2021

A look at the Irish: photography in Ireland from 1839 to now – in pictures

#vintage #photos

The Time Traveler Who Hunted Speed Records in an EV

#cool #vintage #cars

November 2021

70 years since LEO, the ‘world’s first business computer’.

#cool #vintage #computers

A Forgotten Humanist Photographer of Paris

#france #vintage #photos

October 2021

Street Views

Long, stunning dive into the history of urban photography at the intersection of technology and society.

#photos #tech #vintage #society #cities

January 2021

Read this before you buy a Soviet camera

#vintage #photos #engineering

December 2020

This badass Edinburgh photo shows two ladies in long dresses and hats rock climbing in the 1900s

#sports #fashion #gender #vintage

Silicon Graphics: Gone But Not Forgotten

#vintage #computers #business

November 2020

By Our Powers Combined …

How the webring became the grassroots tool of choice for sharing content online in the ’90s.

#vintage #web

July 2020

Photographer Updates Postcards Of 1960s Resorts Into Their Abandoned Ruins

#travel #vintage #photos

April 2020

A circuit board from the Saturn V rocket, reverse-engineered and explained

#vintage #space #computers

March 2020

Backstage at the Paris Opera House in 1937

#architecture #vintage #photos

August 2019

This Is What Beirut Was Like Before The War

#cities #vintage #photos

July 2019

Software woven into wire: Core rope and the Apollo Guidance Computer

#vintage #space #computers

June 2019

Typewriter Art of the Silent Stars!

#vintage #art #media

May 2019

The Story Behind Paris’ Iconic Art Nouveau Metro Entrances

#vintage #architecture

January 2019

Cemetery of Soviet computers

#vintage #computers #photos

November 2018

What Does It Take to Keep a Classic Mainframe Alive?

#vintage #computers

October 2018

Winamp 5.8 Media Player Released in All Its Nostalgic Glory

#cool #computers #vintage

March 2018

The Silicon Valley quest to preserve Stephen Hawking’s voice

#cool #tech #vintage

January 2018

The Vintage Beauty Of Soviet Control Rooms

#vintage #engineering #photos

October 2017

Demons Licking Your Toes

An Early 20th Century Manuscript from Isfahan

#books #vintage

July 2017

200+ Posters From the Golden Age of Graphic Design Are Now Free to Download

#vintage #art

June 2017

Somebody Peeled 30 Years Of Graffiti, And This Is What Was Underneath

#architecture #vintage

Videotapes Are Becoming Unwatchable As Archivists Work To Save Them

#vintage #media #tech

May 2017

Gustav Wunderwald’s Paintings of Weimar Berlin

#cities #art #vintage

November 2016

The Balanced Ternary Machines of Soviet Russia

#vintage #computers

October 2016

Interesting Photos of Computer Stores in the 1970s and 1980s

#vintage #computers #business #photos

August 2016

Scene at MIT: Margaret Hamilton’s Apollo code

A brief history of the famous 1969 photo of the software that sent humans to the moon.

#cool #space #computers #vintage #photos

March 2016

The NYPL's Map Expert Explains This "Wondrous" Map Of 1920s Manhattan

#vintage #cities #maps

February 2016

Big computers, big hair: the women of Bell Labs in the 1960s

#tech #gender #vintage

February 2015

Whinny and Bo

How can you have an animated cartoon without animators? Capitalism: dreaming of the same things since 1957.

#vintage #movies

March 2014

Surfing Modern Web With Ancient Browsers

#vintage #web #software

July 2013

The house that time forgot: Red brick semi is frozen in the 1920s with original decoration, food and furniture untouched for 90 YEARS

#architecture #vintage

The Writer Automaton, Switzerland

#cool #vintage #tech

May 2013

A look back in time: The GM/Southern Pacific Vert-A-Pac

Remember the Chevrolet Vega and its Pontiac equivalent, the Astre? These cars were shipped long-distance in a rather unusual manner.

#vintage #cars #trains

March 2013

National Archives: Searching for the Seventies

#vintage #america #photos

February 2013

A Victorian Era Pocket Watch Spy Camera

#cool #vintage #tech

January 2013

The Android of Albertus Magnus

#cool #vintage #tech

October 2012

Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokio (20 pics)

#architecture #vintage #photos

September 2012

How I Met George Jetson

#cool #vintage #media