Thursday, May 22, 2014

World's coolest calculator (updated)

Not the world's most portable, or fastest, or quitest(!), but I think it's the coolest.

My mind is not great with numbers, but I think it's great that a real calculator can be built not only mechanically, but so apparently simply.

Bruce W pointed to this even slower computer:


Anonymous said...

The abacus is a calculator and is not only simple but thousands of years old. THe Soroban is a modern Japanese version.

Bruce W said...

how about an experiment using 10,000 dominoes to build a computer?

Eolake Stobblehouse said...

Thanks, kewl.

It's funny, I think Dominos these days are more used for the cascade effect than for actually playing Dominos.