Everyone is on social media. And we mean everyone. Around 65 % of Americans are using social media. That’s more than 200 million people in the USA alone, and is approximately the same amount as the number of people in America who own pets. Worldwide, the total on social media already exceeds 2 billion people. That’s twice as many people worldwide as the number who own a car. If you have a brand, particularly one that connects with consumers, you can’t afford to ignore your customers on social media. Read More
When you see photos of classic cars from past decade, they’re often beautifully restored, looking better than they did when they left the factory. No such love is given to old computers, as no experts in detailing a 1975 East German HDR 75 (left) exist.
London-based photographer James Ball (aka Docu byte), who we first learned about on Core77, has a thing for vintage computers. Ball went behind the scenes at the UK’s National Museum of Computing, the Science Museum in the UK, Germany’s Technical Collections of Dresden, and California’s Computer History Museum to capture the collections in all their knobby and bleep-bloop glory. Production studio INK digitally retouched the images to return them to their original form with minimalist flair and a pop of color.
See the IBM 1401, Alan Turing’s Pilot ACE, and other vintage lovelies in Ball’s Guide to Computing series in our gallery. Read More