Liquid Paper

What does musician Michael Nesmith, of Monkees fame have to do with correcting fluid? Well, his mother invented it! I usually just backspace and correct my typing mistake but, back in the day, there were typewriters and starting over was your only way to cleanly correct a mistaken key stroke. Even now, if something is already printed, and re-printing is not a choice, correction fluid or tape can come in very handy.

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Vintage Computer History Films: From IBM to SAGE

This is a collection of old video shorts, reminding me of the kind of 1960’s films they would show us in school. They come from the time where computers were the size of rooms, buildings, not something we carry around in our pockets every day.

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