If someone were to ask you to name the world's oldest computer, you'd probably mention The Babbage Engine, Konrad Zuse's Z3 or The UK's Colossus. If you were asked when humanity built the first computing device, your estimates wouldn't go higher than a few hundred years or so.
What if I told you that there exists a computer system that was operational almost two thousand years ago?
Here's a bit of video game trivia before we take an even deeper plunge into the past: the first ever video game called "Tennis for Two" was created by William Higinbotham in 1958. But what happened on the 10th of March eleven years ago? Read on to find out!
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.... Ezri Tarazi was in the Israeli military. Clearly, his battle experiences had a profound effect upon him, as they would anyone in or near battle. Industrial designer by career though, Tazari has repurposed his military souvenirs into designs for the home. They are now in a one-person installation, called Kaleb, at the Paradigm Design Gallery in Jerusalem.
Swedish sisters Linda and Jona Netsman have a great talent for repurposing old furniture and odds and ends and totally recreating new purposeful items. Their design studio, Leftovers, produces one of a kind furniture and lighting objects that are very emotionally evocative, something that one doesn't find in most furniture or lighting designs. I chose a few of the somewhat creepy ones to share with you.