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From: cym224 at gmail.com (Nemo Nusquam)
Subject: [COFF] Knuth
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2020 21:32:40 -0400
Message-ID: <80119d43-d76b-af34-c4e4-37af5ec723b0@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAEoi9W4O9VYyDoNErZcRFNU+RqUM6nr4U-OOFnC=fB1e9A72xQ@mail.gmail.com>

On 08/02/20 21:02, Dan Cross wrote:
> Interesting article.
>
> I don't believe that's a calculator. Rather, it looks like a normal, 
> if slightly grotty, keyboard.
It does seem like a keyboard, albeit with unusual extra keys around.  (A 
larger image is here: 
https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/12/18/science/18SCI-KNUTH3/merlin_148127301_135dcdcd-2f22-47d1-a749-1b0d997864e5-articleLarge.jpg)

N.

>
>         - Dan C.
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 2, 2020, 8:51 PM Paul Palmer <paul.allan.palmer at gmail.com 
> <mailto:paul.allan.palmer at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Nice article
>
>     https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/17/science/donald-knuth-computers-algorithms-programming.html
>
>
>     Near the end, in the picture labelled "a few notes" you can see
>     the corner of what looks like a calculator. Can anybody identify it?
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-03  1:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-03  0:50 paul.allan.palmer
2020-08-03  1:02 ` crossd
2020-08-03  1:32   ` cym224 [this message]
2020-08-03  1:58     ` ats
2020-08-03 13:25       ` clemc
2020-08-03 13:51         ` crossd
2020-08-04  7:27           ` jsteve
2020-08-03 16:06         ` cym224
2020-08-03 17:13           ` crossd
2020-08-03 17:32             ` gtaylor
2020-08-03  5:21     ` thomas.paulsen

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