Give Me That Old Time Technology
I have recently renewed a long-time interest in old scientific instruments and, along the way, I think I have learned something interesting about today's technology, compared to the way things used to be.
My latest acquisition, by way of of eBay of course, is a Keuffel & Esser Model 4092-3 log-log slide rule, a lovely mahogany and celluloid device 70 or so years old that works as well as it did they day it was bought. Lesson No. 1: Today we buy disposable technology. This stuff was built to last.
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