TIL There were Pavlovian "Cybernetic Dogs" from the 1960s
These were from the pre-IC era so there were lots of relays and gnarly old-school hardware
"Three-deck stepping-relays comprised the main elements of the dog's memory. A few transistors were used for "eye" and "ear" sensors, plus a "tail-wagging power amplifier.""
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I mean the year MDCCCLXXXVIII problem was so bad we just stopped using computers for a century
(willing to try anything, but tui apps appreciated)
pop culture is breaking my heart
I don't even play games or watch TV *except* for these three things
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