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The age of steampunk

Nostalgia meets the future, joined carefully with brass screws

Steampunkworkshop.com's modified keyboard and flat-panel monitor.
By Peter Bebergal
August 26, 2007

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An inventor who goes by the name Datamancer has modified his laptop so that its popular qualities -- light, thin, resistant to falls -- are lost. But something even more wondrous has emerged. Datamancer's laptop is completely encased in mahogany-stained pine, like a Victorian music box, resting on clawed brass feet. Leather patches set with handmade brass tacks serve as ... (Full article: 1819 words)

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