The Great Electron-Pedantic Project

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The Great Electron-Pedantic Project

by KirtB » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:50 am

The Great Electron-Pedantic Project, February 1970 Popular Electronics

There's not a much better way to wrap up a work week than to read through a short technohumor (I just made up that word) novel by Carl Kohler or John T. Frye. Reading a few technocomics (another made-up word) by various illustrators is a great resource, too. This story, which appeared in a 1970 issue of Popular Electronics, is another episode in the life of technotinkerer (a "Maker" in today's lingo) Kohler (who also drew a lot of the technocomics) and his skeptical helpmeet (for good reason) 'Friend-Wife,' as he unveils his repurposed homebuilt UNIversity computer ...