From Adding Machines to Sex Robots

It's the little things. They add up. I've been studying electronics as a hobby, learning what I can from YouTube videos, books, and mistakes. I've wanted to understand computers and the like. I've even built a couple. You open up a computer, see all the pieces, and then you ask, "Where is the magic? Which piece is the piece that turns electricity into thinking?"

After a few years pursuing this hobby, I can still say that I...

 

is a native of Harden City, Oklahoma and blogs at redneckmath.blogspot.com and okieinexile.blogspot.com. He invites you to "like" the National Association of Lawn Mowers on Facebook.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #42, fall 2017 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo42/baby-steps