Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 13th Apr 2008 16:29 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Every now and then, a computer comes along that makes a mark, that sets a trend, or that simply stuns you - but not because of its internals, its processor or its software, but because of its appearance. Through the history of computing, there have been a number of computers that were actually designed to appeal not just because of raw technology alone, but also because of stunning looks. Read on for a countdown of my ten most beautiful computers.
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RE[2]: pdp-11
by hhas on Sun 13th Apr 2008 21:36 UTC in reply to "RE: pdp-11"
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Continuing the theme of grand old boxen, let's have some love for Olivetti's 1960s industrial design:

Ettore Sottsass's ELEA 9003:

Mario Bellini's TCV 250 terminal:

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RE[3]: pdp-11
by rhyder on Sun 13th Apr 2008 23:53 in reply to "RE[2]: pdp-11"
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> Mario Bellini's TCV 250 terminal:

My sense of scale failed me for a moment there and I thought "hmmm... computerised coffee maker."

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RE[3]: pdp-11
by Doc Pain on Mon 14th Apr 2008 08:42 in reply to "RE[2]: pdp-11"
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A very round concept. :-)

Holborn terminal:

ADM-5 terminal:

Edited 2008-04-14 08:45 UTC

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