This photo looks like an amazing piece of computer history. But nobody’s sure where it came from, not even the photo company that controls its rights.
Kickstarting the computer revolution involved using light to etch transistors in silicon.
An Atari founder came up with the Chuck E. Cheese concept to promote Atari games, and it only got weirder from there.
Commodore tried to upstage Apple by bringing out Andy Warhol and Deborah Harry for its Amiga launch event. It didn’t work, but Warhol showed genuine excitement for the platform.
It’s a reminder that Pixar could have been a very different company.
It was once a big deal for Jay Leno to hang out with a virtual audience of plebs, but these days, we call that a Tuesday afternoon.
Because ancient tech photos are still a beautiful thing.