Mechanical Computers solve Mechanical Problems

June 7th, 2011 § 1 comment § permalink

I’ve long forgotten how I stumbled upon this series of videos on YouTube, but I find them absolutely fascinating.  They appear to be from a 1953 US Navy training film about the fire control computer on a naval ship.   There isn’t a single electrical anything, purely gears and such.  » Read the rest of this entry «

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