PDP-11/70 in Yates Center, KS

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 09:47:30 CST 2007


Jules Richardson wrote:
>>>> Lets face it, most computers, no matter how beautiful the design, 
>>>> are really quite ugly on the exterior.
>>>
>>> Yes, my original point.
>>
>> The next computer I'm going to build is going to be an unbroken glossy 
>> black cube four feet on a side.
> 
> Put it in a slightly larger perspex box. Pump the coolant [1] around the 
> edges at the top and collect it again at the bottom, so that you get a 
> pleasing "waterfall" effect cascading down the sides between the perspex 
> and the inner shell.
> 
> [1] You are going to use liquid coolant, right?

I'm using liquid coolant, but it's not going to be quite that large of a 
quantity, and it's going to be running in pipes.

My case is going to be a lot simpler than this.  Just gloss black.  No 
ventilation openings, no ports, no LEDs.

Peace...  Sridhar



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