Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Nov 2008 23:05 UTC
In the News When you're diving into the history of computing and its concepts, you rarely have to look much further back in time than the Second World War. It happens sometimes, but not that often. However, there are exceptions - and this is one that really boggles the mind: the pixel? One of those little dots on your screen? It's well over 400 years old.
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No surprise there
by asgard on Sun 23rd Nov 2008 12:53 UTC
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This is not surprising to me at all. Digital technologies were there for hundreds of years - just look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacquard_loom">Jacquard .

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