The UK’s national museum of computing has restored a 61-year-old mechanical computer to full clacking, blinking, and punch-card-reading working order. It’s noisy and, as you can see in the video below, it’s awesome.
Raspberry Pi, the tiny computer that fits in the palm of your hand and can run quite nicely, thank you very much, off four AA batteries, is now shipping in volume for about $33.
Little Big Planet developer Media Molecule has announced via Twitter that six million user generated levels have now been created for its Playstation exclusive video game series.
Apple briefly overtook Exxon today as the most valuable public company in the world. That’s a big milestone in the larger world of computing, and it is a sign that the digital economy is becoming more important in some ways than the physical economy.