Artifact Details

Title

Tinkertoy Computer with Danny Hillis and Mitch Kapor

Catalog Number

102630799

Type

Still Image

Date

1978 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number P4597

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. 10,000 wooden parts contain the rules for Tic Tac Toe. The front contains 9 flags. A human player moves one flag to make his move. Mechanical linkages cause the machine to respond with its answer almost immediately. The machine never loses. The manufacturers of the Tinkertoy Computer are Danny Hillis and Brian Silverman. On the left is Mitch Kapor, Chairman of the Board of Lotus, and on the right is Danny Hillis. Behind them are two women--one in dark dress holding a glass and the other in dress has her arms folded, and behind them are others.

Category

Snapshot

Lot Number

X7413.2015
 

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