Wozniak’s Conundrum is when early Mac meets Remington

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(credit: Steve LaRiccia)

there are many ways to steampunk your Mac. you can either do it the Kirk DuQuette way, or you could take a step back in time like what Steve LaRiccia did as depicted in the above image. LaRiccia’s steampunk creation is the result of fusing a 1991 Apple Macintosh computer and a 1987 Remington Standard Model 7 Typerwriter. and that’s not all. LaRiccia also incorporated a mouse remodeled from a Morse code telegraph key pad, vacuum tubes and an old telephone-based 56k dial-up modem for the Internet needs. completing the steampunk details are the pneumatic pump, gauges, magneto and a steam engine. i am totally awed and for a moment, i kept staring at this beautiful sight. check out a two-minutes plus video intro after the break.
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LaRiccia’s work of art is code name the Wozniak’s Conundrum and it is a fully functional machine that runs off Mac OS 7.5. it can perform applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, compute maths, do data bases and it even has a leisure side of it by the way of a flight simulator and our favorite “Tetris” game. if the Victoria Era ever had a computer, it would certainly look like the Wozniak’s Conundrum. no doubt about it.

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(credit: The Mac Store, Eugene, OR) say hello to Mac OS 7.5

The Mac Store via Technabob

Published by Mike

Avid tech enthusiast, gadget lover, marketing critic and most importantly, love to reason and talk.

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