Thanks to Lia for recently tipping me off to steampunk, which I literally cannot believe I’ve been ignorant of until now. This movement induces people to (among other things) anachronize new technology in some incredible ways. Take, for example, this working steam cooled pc tower:
Check out BoingBoing’s steampunk posts for more examples, or a Wired article from earlier in the summer for a bit of context.
I just ran into steampunk last week too! I want the keyboard or the laptop.
I found your blog Char. Here’s a link to some videos so you can steampunkify things yourself. http://www.threadbanger.com/episode/THR_20080829
thanks, julian. will take a look for sure, although as far as the building goes my thumbs are greener than ever these days.