Bamboo computer

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.u-net.com
Thu Mar 10 03:27:32 CST 2005


On Mar 9 2005, 12:53, Jim Isbell, W5JAI wrote:

> At that point I began wondeering about a steam powered computer.
> Actualy I guess this laptop is actually a steam powered computer by
> that historians  definition.  BUT..what about a steam powered
computer
> using steam valves and pistons.  That could give you great gain!!!

Different method, but Babbage's Analytical Engine was to have been
steam-powered, using a steam engine to drive the mechanism.

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Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York



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