The first "portable" computer fit in two trailer vans and weighed 20 tons


#21

How about these puppies.


#22

To be fair, this computer could store the entire internet in its day too.


#23

The article mentions that it was the first computer to use printed circuit boards. I have the October 1953 IRE (now IEEE) Proceedings at home, which describes the SEAC from where this computer design was derived. I can look it up in a couple days.


#24

Yep. It was a 12-ton portable computer accompanied by an 8-ton power brick.


#25

11 tons for the computer, 1 ton for the Solari style display:


#26

Recently took the train from Philly to Boston. Watching that sign was the best part of the trip. The video doesn’t do the sound justice


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