05 February 2008

Curta Mechanical Calculator - System Curt Herzstark

Curta Mechanical Calculator - System Curt Herzstark

You know the antique Curta "wind-up" calculator that they're talking about in William Gibson's book Pattern Recognition? Well, the damn thing actually exists, of course:



There's even an absolutely amazing working simulator [via Flash] found here: http://www.vcalc.net/curta_simulator_en.htm

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