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"Pete, it's a fool (who) looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart." Ulysses Everett McGill.
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The young ladies of asia lost their eyesight making these.

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The last thing you did is where you should start looking.


What does the thing in the middle do? Shoot laser beam.
A creaking creeping shadow
stiff against the freezing fog
glares at a tickless watch.

Time has failed him -- all things shall pass.


May 03, 2019, 04:23 am Last Edit: May 03, 2019, 04:29 am by TomGeorge
I have one of those, just finished knitting the core memory, haven't placed the other components yet.

NASA Apollo core memory, fascinating stuff.



Its what got us to the moon and back.

Start of an interesting quest, to fire up an original LEM guidance computer.

Tom... :)
Everything runs on smoke, let the smoke out, it stops running....


"For example, the Space Shuttle IBM AP-101B flight computers initially used core memory, which preserved the contents of memory even through the Challenger's disintegration and subsequent plunge into the sea in 1986.[27]"

Just another reason to appreciate this forum - fascinating subjects.

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