Hobnobbing with Harbaugh
August 1962 Popular Electronics

August 1962 Popular Electronics

August 1962 Popular Electronics Cover - RF CafeTable of Contents

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Popular Electronics, published October 1954 - April 1985. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.

Here is another installment of "Hobnobbing with Harbaugh," this time with the theme "The Office Monster." 1962 was still the era of large computer mainframes and dumb terminal workstations. The concept of computers in the workplace was a novelty and beyond the comprehension of most people. This would be the equivalent of iPad humor today.

Hobnobbing with Harbaugh

The Office Monster

Every time I press a button, water comes out - RF Cafe

"I'll say you fixed it ... every time
I press a button, water comes out."
I'd certainly have to give Halworth an 'A' for effort - RF Cafe

"I'd certainly have to give Halworth an 'A' for effort."
It says 'Bingo' - RF Cafe

"It says 'Bingo.'
The following answers will be in living color! - RF Cafe

"The following answers will be in living color!"

 

 

Posted January 31, 2013

These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines: