Before computing went electric

As we minimize our devices and hand off control to the our masters in the Cloud, it is amazing that computing was once done without so much as an electrical connection.
I am surprised to see that one of Michelson’s machines was purchased by the government of Canada in 1909. I wonder what it was used for and what became of it.

One thought on “Before computing went electric

  1. It was used to generate political ideas which were discovered in archives by a young Stephen Harper and are still in use today.

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