We have seen the future, and it’s low-tech? Here are three gadgets that bring advanced technology to the low-tech past.
Telegraph RSS Feed Clicker
To actually grab the RSS feed I used the well known MagpieRSS PHP script. To interface the Caps Lock LED to the telegraph sounder I built a little comparator and FET driver circuit using a BUZ11 and an LM324
My goal with this project was to build a retro keyboard that was fully functional and of a sufficient quality that it could be used everyday by a touch typist. In order to achieve this I chose a high quality (though widely available) keyboard as my starting point
Yes, this Steampunk sculpture is actually a fully-functional laptop, complete with morse key and wooden space bar. Other features include Ethernet, USB connectivity, and VGA-out.
We’re not exactly sure how this actually works, but a creative Japanese fellow seems to have created a laptop that looks like something out of the movie “Pi.” The creator was inspired by both the Apple Mac (he wanted to make something completely different) and Terry Gilliam