[vcf-midatlantic] semi OT: tiny Lego vintage computers

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Thu Aug 3 16:29:11 EDT 2017


> http://boingboing.net/2017/08/01/obsolete-technology-lego-kits.html
> Obsolete technology LEGO kits
> 
> Chris McVeigh of Halifax, Nova Scotia builds all kinds of cool things
> with LEGO. Recently, he's been creating kits that showcase obsolete
> office technology. This particular kit, which he calls "My Old
> Desktop: DOS Edition 2.0," features a few reminders of the 1980s
> office, including a rotary-dial desk phone and a beige desk computer
> that can be partially fed one of the miniature 5.25" floppy disk
> replicas.

Nice!

I like that he even put little green 'cards' inside the Apple II.

However it should be noted that his Apple II (and everything else) is 
built using * modern * Lego parts. I built mine using period 1970s/1980s 
parts. :)



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