julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jan 31 14:17:25 CST 2007
Mark Tapley wrote:
> At 19:45 -0600 1/30/07, cctalk-request at classiccmp.org wrote:
>> I've often thought that you can see the beauty of machinery (including
>> computers) on many levels. Most classic computers are not particularly
>> beautiful to look at, but there can be beauty in how they're assembled (I
>> personally think the HP9816 is an interesting construction), there can be
>> beauty in the elkectronic design, or the firmware, or... You just have to
>> look for it.
> Agreed, which leads me to NeXT cube as my nomination. Though the
> mainboard design is not a particular standout, chassis design,
> appearance, and software all appeal strongly to my aesthetics.
Hmm, I'll throw the BeBox into the pot... and the de Grafe video presentation
system (can't be many computers that used granite in their case construction :-)
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