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Can you overclock this baby?

I recently left my job at Perot but one of the things I'll miss is the computing museum that stood right outside my office.

One of the coolest things in this museum was a 1946 ENIAC!






In the background of this picture is an old reel to reel tape drive and a punch card reader.


We also had a 305RamMac hard drive




That ENIAC just appeared on the spot one day. I came in on a Monday morning and totally wigged out. I knew EXACTLY what it was before I laid eyes on the signs. Am I a total geek or what?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-2007, 03:08 PM
 
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my wife's vibrator has more computing power than that thing.

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my wife's vibrator has more computing power than that thing.

Yea but ENIAC has bigger tubes..

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-2007, 03:29 PM
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That is fucking cool. You should post more pics of the rest of the items on display.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-2007, 03:49 PM
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You ever knew I guy there named Javier? Forget exactly what dept there. I think it was in IT, not sure.
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Here are the rest of my pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rboyett...7600358828523/

See if you can put it on DIGG.com's front page:
http://digg.com/hardware/Pic_of_a_1946_ENIAC

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-15-2007, 10:32 PM
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" I predict that within 100 years, computers will be twice as powerful, 10,000 times larger, and so expensive that only the five richest kings of Europe will own them."

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