On topic? Looking for old computer book

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Fri Mar 30 08:21:19 CDT 2007

On Thu, 29 Mar 2007, Paul Heller wrote:

> I'm looking for a book that I rented from a library in 1973 or 1974 on 
> computers. In the back of the book it has plans for building a computer out 
> of basic components, including a telephone dial for input. The output is 
> shown on lights and I remember there being more than a few bulbs. The 
> "computer" probably does nothing more than add numbers. I use the book to 
> research and write my 8th grade science paper and then I tried to build the 
> computer for my 8th grade project but could not complete it at the time. Now 
> that I'm older and wiser I figured I'd try again.... (mid life crisis?)

    Take a look at item #270101277189 on Ebay, in the completed section. 
Is that it?

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology		http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/

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