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Atarien writes “What would have happened if technology had progressed faster than design? What would a 1980′s PC look like with with current hardware? The mod built had been displayed in the exhibition as if it would be a new piece of hardware of PC Expo 1981, with fakes ads, tradeshow table etc. The French minister of Arts even saw this mod! The article contains more than 70 photos of the whole process, with French text.Link & translated.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. says:

    Funny, I still use that keyboard. :)

  2. miiko says:

    I’m sure he’s more skillful than I am, but it is not the most impressive, or even most interesting mod I’ve seen. Or maybe I’m missing something?

  3. tms10000 says:

    It’s super impressive because the French Minister of Art saw it!