April 1967 Popular Electronics
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Here are a few comical, uh, comics from the April 1967 edition of
Popular Electronics depicting the perception of techies during the
era. Things really haven't changed much. Popular Electronics went
out of print in 1985 after a 31 year run.
as seen by Walt Miller
"Come on, Ed, I'll show you how to make an oscilloscope out of your
"It was a real buy ... 29 cents a pound."
" ... and two 36-inch tweeters."
"I'm getting closer to the trouble ... I've got it playing three
minutes before the fuse blows."
Posted July 18, 2012