Monday, May 06, 2019

Historical Technology Books: The Fall 1984 DAK Catalog - 16 in a series

Technology isn't just computers, networks and phones. Technology has always been part of the human experience. All of our ancestors have looked for ways to help them survive and do less work for more gain. Archive.org has a host of old technology books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. Many of the technologies discussed within these books are being put to use again these days in the back to the land" and homesteading movements. You might even find something that could address one of your own garden or farm issues but has been lost to time and history. Enjoy! --Douglas


Historical Technology Books: The Fall 1984 DAK Catalog - 16 in a series

My son and I were watching some retro video and it brought to mind 300 baud modems and the speed at which they played out the text to the screen -- slower than you can read it. (Yikes!) This got me poking around on Archive.org where I found this catalog, very prolific at the time, where I bought my very first modem for my Apple //c.  — Douglas



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