Retrocomputing

Facebook Twitter

Amiga Forever - Amiga Emulation, Games, History and Support Since 1997. Retro. VirtualBox. DOSBox, an x86 emulator with DOS. The International House of Mojo | LucasArts, Telltale Games, Double Fine, Autumn Moon news, and more! ... 404 Error: Now what??? ... Welcome to the Retrocomputing Archive. Retro Games. Commodore. Old Computers - rare, vintage, and obsolete computers. Home of the Underdogs. Ancient Computers. World’s First Computer Rebuilt, Rebooted After 2,000 Years | Gadget Lab. A British museum curator has built a working replica of a 2,000-year-old Greek machine that has been called the world’s first computer.

World’s First Computer Rebuilt, Rebooted After 2,000 Years | Gadget Lab

A dictionary-size assemblage of 37 interlocking dials crafted with the precision and complexity of a 19th-century Swiss clock, the Antikythera mechanism was used for modeling and predicting the movements of the heavenly bodies as well as the dates and locations of upcoming Olympic games. The original 81 shards of the Antikythera were recovered from under the sea (near the Greek island of Antikythera) in 1902, rusted and clumped together in a nearly indecipherable mass. Scientists dated it to 150 B.C. Amiga.