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2005-08-10 8:00:57 PM  
Important: You MUST be the photographer of the photos you submit. Do NOT submit anyone else's photography as your own.

Ideally, your photograph should be presented as taken, with as little alteration in Photoshop or other image editing programs as possible. Please refer to submission rules for acceptable and non-acceptable modifications.

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Legal: All photographers submitting photos to this contest are the legal copyright holders for the photos submitted and the photos are not to be considered free for any other use without written consent from the submitting photographers. Any person or entity using any photo outside of this contest without written consent from it's copyright holder is subject to punishment by the full extent of copyright laws.


This Weeks Theme: It's A Technically

Description:
Things technical in nature, a circuit board, complex wiring harness, a panel of knobs, etc. The photo should "speak" technology.
 
2005-08-10 8:02:31 PM  
Hey gang, on Monday nights at 8:00PM EST I am going to start a Farktography discussion thread. This will be just for general chit-chat amongst Farktographers to ask questions, share links, or whatever. Mark it on your calendar!
 
2005-08-10 8:04:05 PM  
The wheels of progress
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Original
http://www.totalupload.com/uploads/75d15a7906.jpg
 
2005-08-10 8:05:41 PM  
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Magnetic Bubble Memory circa 1980.
 
2005-08-10 8:17:09 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:17:59 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:18:37 PM  
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I did this one for fun, it's called "Chips and Dip"
 
2005-08-10 8:18:51 PM  
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12K by 8 Core Memory- Digital Equipment Corp. circa 1969. I'm told it was quite expensive, since it's all hand coiled.
 
2005-08-10 8:18:52 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:19:30 PM  
 
2005-08-10 8:20:36 PM  
"Cityscape"
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2 of 3
 
2005-08-10 8:20:48 PM  
 
2005-08-10 8:20:51 PM  
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Numerical control wirewrapped backplane, circa 1972. Yes, I've just got all this stuff (and more) laying around courtesy of dad.

/And thanks Imageshack
 
2005-08-10 8:21:29 PM  
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Dead DVD player.
 
2005-08-10 8:21:30 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:22:20 PM  
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3 of 3
 
2005-08-10 8:22:57 PM  
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I used to work in a Gateway store, and since the company obviously couldn't get their head out of their ass, I used to take product shots and distribute them to the stores to display as a screensaver on all the unused monitors and plasma TVs.
Hundreds of people in Merchandising couldn't come up with that? No wonder we all got laid off
 
2005-08-10 8:23:46 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:25:08 PM  
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1 of 2
 
2005-08-10 8:25:50 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:25:52 PM  
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2 of 2
 
2005-08-10 8:26:54 PM  
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i hope this works... (still a noob at this) and this is a pic of the innards of a russian tank taken at the NWM in Ottawa
 
2005-08-10 8:27:31 PM  


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beleive it or not this guy is in jail for attempted murder

 
2005-08-10 8:28:34 PM  
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3 of 3
 
2005-08-10 8:29:08 PM  
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new units in background about to be lifted by crane to roof of highrise. little old unit to be carted awa' - something to do with cell network and or microwaves - they smiled a lot but weren't tellin'
 
2005-08-10 8:32:14 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:32:38 PM  
Okay, got that voting thing sorted out. Anyway, Here's my home office when it's sleeping.

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Middle click for full version. A subsequent posting will have a non-voting pic so you can see what the little lights correspond to. No voting on that because too much photoshop work was done on that to conform to the rulse.
 
2005-08-10 8:33:23 PM  
"Cubicles"
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1 of 3
Mods please delete Boobies.
/sorry - still a n00b
 
2005-08-10 8:33:48 PM  
And here is what the 'stars' correspond to:

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2005-08-10 8:40:48 PM  
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found it in a not so vacant lot:
 
2005-08-10 8:40:58 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:46:55 PM  
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2005-08-10 8:49:02 PM  
Tower of Power
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2005-08-10 8:49:56 PM  
Tower of Power 2
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2005-08-10 8:50:03 PM  
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Probes
 
2005-08-10 8:51:29 PM  
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1 of 3
 
2005-08-10 9:18:15 PM  
Well, like I've done so in the past, I've taken all my shots after I started the contest.

1 of 3

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2005-08-10 9:18:30 PM  
"Chips and Dip" hehe.. well that's just inspired CaptainJim!
 
2005-08-10 9:19:25 PM  
2 of 3

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2005-08-10 9:23:11 PM  
CuddleButt, I did that too. Hell, this is my first one to do.
 
2005-08-10 9:24:48 PM  
btw, cropped, and a little unsharp mask per the farktography rules...
 
2005-08-10 9:25:07 PM  
3 of 3

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2005-08-10 9:27:59 PM  
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feeble attempt # 2 - part of a box o crap we have laying about
 
2005-08-10 9:29:28 PM  
CaptainJim, I really like the gels you used on your first image.


/I'm assuming you used gels.
 
2005-08-10 9:33:54 PM  
what are gels?
 
2005-08-10 9:38:49 PM  
CuddleButt: CaptainJim, I really like the gels you used on your first image.
I think you mean the second image. I only own two gels, blue and orange so I tend to overuse them. I really should get some more.
 
2005-08-10 9:43:23 PM  
idle_hands: well that's just inspired CaptainJim!

I just hope it fits the theme. It's not very high tech.
 
2005-08-10 9:48:39 PM  
idle_hands: what are gels?


Thin colored transparencies, gelatins, that you can place over your lighting.
 
2005-08-10 9:49:58 PM  
CaptainJim: It's not very high tech.


Mine aren't high tech either, especially not my second image.
 
2005-08-10 9:50:43 PM  
okay, i found this:

gels

i'm saving up for the fog machine...
 
2005-08-10 9:55:07 PM  
idle_hands: what are gels?

Gels are pieces of colored plastic that can withstand heat without melting that attatch to studio lighting. Rosco makes nice gels and you can order a sample pack for free and they will fit over an on camera flash unit if you want to experiment.
 
2005-08-10 9:56:36 PM  
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2005-08-10 9:56:47 PM  
idle_hands: i'm saving up for the fog machine...


Fog machines are pretty cool. BTW, I ordered that remote switch, the deluxe one, and having it sent overnight.

I found out the wireless remote for the Canon 10D is $430! That's farking outrageous.
 
2005-08-10 9:58:14 PM  
thanks CuddleButt indoor lighting is way over my head for now but i'd like to try it. no idea what i'd need in the way of a set up. that could be for monday's question period i guess :o)

really cool that your dad still has those antiques/classic pieces around DivineKittyCat
 
2005-08-10 10:07:48 PM  
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CDs.
 
2005-08-10 10:07:48 PM  
>BTW, I ordered that remote switch, the deluxe one, and having it sent overnight.

excellent!

still wondering how it's different than the $20. cable release i screw into the shutter on my nikon

>I found out the wireless remote for the Canon 10D is $430! That's farking outrageous.

aaiiieee!! especially when you consider a Pentax K1000 goes for $300 or less these days...digital: it's a seller's market eh?
 
2005-08-10 10:08:58 PM  
Technology from a past age:

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2005-08-10 10:09:23 PM  
The business end of a Saturn V F1 engine
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Original 2048x1360
 
2005-08-10 10:09:33 PM  
That's pretty cool stanyanstreet. Nice jorb.
 
2005-08-10 10:12:04 PM  
idle_hands:

still wondering how it's different than the $20. cable release i screw into the shutter on my nikon


It's a proprietary plug that Canon uses. It's known as a N3 plug. Yes, it's a raping.
 
2005-08-10 10:13:31 PM  
nice one stanyanstreet great colour!
 
2005-08-10 10:13:58 PM  
idle_hands: really cool that your dad still has those antiques/classic pieces around DivineKittyCat

Our house is full of random old stuff. My dad's an electrical engineer and he's collected random things over the years. I've got more, but the limit's three.
 
2005-08-10 10:17:22 PM  
>Gels are pieces of colored plastic that can withstand heat without melting that attatch to studio lighting. Rosco makes nice gels and you can order a sample pack for free and they will fit over an on camera flash unit if you want to experiment.

thanks CaptainJim i'll try that, maybe as a winter project
 
2005-08-10 10:18:33 PM  
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My used processor collection...
 
2005-08-10 10:19:40 PM  
Oh and he's a lurker without a longin, so I'm sure he'll be checking this thread out to see how my entries are doing, since I made him haul a bunch of stuff out of various places so I could point his camera at them :)
 
2005-08-10 10:20:32 PM  
CuddleButt:

Thanks.
 
2005-08-10 10:22:21 PM  
veruca: My used processor collection...


I had done the same. Broke out some 386's, 486's, and a slot PII, but really didn't care for the pics so I looked for other stuff to shoot.

I like how you did yours alot better than how I had mine set up.
 
2005-08-10 10:25:20 PM  
DivineKittyCat: without a longin

I meant login... Can't spell tonight.
 
2005-08-10 10:25:54 PM  
CuddleButt:

veruca: My used processor collection...

I had done the same. Broke out some 386's, 486's, and a slot PII, but really didn't care for the pics so I looked for other stuff to shoot.

I like how you did yours alot better than how I had mine set up.


Great minds and all :)

My pII slot is sitting here next to me. I wish I could figure out how to capture the hologram...
 
2005-08-10 10:28:42 PM  
>Oh and he's a lurker without a longin, so I'm sure he'll be checking this thread out to see how my entries are doing, since I made him haul a bunch of stuff out of various places so I could point his camera at them :)

hehe...well you're getting votes from me! especially love your second entry. it's a thing of beauty! and, i have a fondness for Digital Equipment Corp Kanata :o)
 
2005-08-10 10:34:17 PM  
idle_hands

aaiiieee!! especially when you consider a Pentax K1000 goes for $300 or less these days...digital: it's a seller's market eh?


K1000 for $300!

Wow, I paid $50 for one a couple of years ago and appropriated another from work when we switched to digital.

Anyway, least the new Pentax remotes are not too expensive. I also have the pinouts on my page page. See profile. The cable switch F, I measured myselt. The cable switch CS-305 a fellow photgrapher measured.

BTW, the Pentax IR Remote F is the same as for the the earlier HP 912 / Pentax EI2000. I just tested it with my new *ist DS. Also, the battery is user serviceable contrary to Pentax.

I should have search my work archives for this one. I have taken hundreds of pics of telco equipment over the past 11 years.
 
2005-08-10 10:34:54 PM  
really nice veruca i like how the texture of your background is subtly visible in the foreground shadow. good job on the lighting
 
2005-08-10 10:35:11 PM  
idle_hands: hehe...well you're getting votes from me! especially love your second entry. it's a thing of beauty! and, i have a fondness for Digital Equipment Corp Kanata :o)

Thanks! I got a whole history lesson on it. I am amazed that it was all done by hand. It's much older than I am. He pulled it out of a PDP-8E that's in our garage.
 
2005-08-10 10:36:46 PM  
veruca: I wish I could figure out how to capture the hologram...


Low light, long exposure maybe?
 
2005-08-10 10:41:07 PM  
hi peachykn your images look interesting! is there any way to see bigger versions though?
 
2005-08-10 10:45:27 PM  
stupido $300 is what a Pentax K1000 is going for around these parts (nova scotia) canadian dollars. you got good scoops i think. i'm not sure i understand the rest of what you said...
 
2005-08-10 10:55:38 PM  
idle_hands:

really nice veruca i like how the texture of your background is subtly visible in the foreground shadow. good job on the lighting

Thank you very much :)
 
2005-08-10 10:56:09 PM  
Finally found a use for the old Nokia (aka the paperweight).

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2005-08-10 10:57:07 PM  
CaptainJim: I did this one for fun, it's called "Chips and Dip"

I love it.
 
2005-08-10 10:57:45 PM  
 
2005-08-10 11:05:25 PM  
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2005-08-10 11:07:36 PM  
staplermofo, You need to do one of an electric stapler...
 
2005-08-10 11:07:48 PM  
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My collection of homeless computers screws.
 
2005-08-10 11:26:39 PM  
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Just for you labman.
Sorry it sucks.
 
2005-08-10 11:28:07 PM  

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Old-school wiring harness...

 
2005-08-10 11:36:59 PM  

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Old-school network...


(That's "New England Telegraph & Telephone Company" - back before Nynex gobbled it up before being subsumed into the McVerizonSoftColaMart combine that will no doubt run the future one day...)

 
2005-08-11 12:11:17 AM  

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Laying DARPAnet...

 
2005-08-11 12:16:01 AM  
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Power To The Poles

stillmotion.net
 
2005-08-11 12:16:29 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:17:21 AM  
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This is where I work all day. Its an SSL G+ Series
 
2005-08-11 12:19:37 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:22:55 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:23:12 AM  
Esterbrook 1555 (Gregg shorthand) nib, found mounted on an Esterbrook J fountain pen, the section of which is displayed in the photo.

Old fountain pens really are amazing -- sadly I don't have a Parker 51 to photograph.

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2005-08-11 12:23:26 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:24:11 AM  
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#2
 
2005-08-11 12:25:34 AM  
I frogot to enable voting on my last post so here is a different angle of the same room at my studio.


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///thought the other one was better, though.
 
2005-08-11 12:26:41 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:29:23 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:29:30 AM  
Train car and powerlines from Auschwitz - Birkenau

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2005-08-11 12:29:45 AM  
JeffTL: Old fountain pens really are amazing

I love fountain pens! They're all I could write with when my hands were bad from Carpal Tunnel. I've got some old Schaeffer ones around, along with some of the kind you dip instead of having cartridges. I was surprised to find disposable ones in the stores these days.
 
2005-08-11 12:30:19 AM  
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/with votoing goodness
//forgoes 3rd post
 
2005-08-11 12:31:10 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:31:28 AM  
CaptainJim -- chips and dip is amazing

DrunkNun -- i used to do a lot of work on an SSL E/G series 48 chan desk. i HATE the sound of those things. LOVE the flexibility of the console, but they're so lifeless. and good god automation is a pain in the arse

/audio geek
 
2005-08-11 12:31:33 AM  
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www.tylerrobbins.net
 
2005-08-11 12:31:51 AM  
Bank of America installed these wonderful new ATM machines at the branch near the house. Besides receipts the size of a horse blanket and absolutely no protection from shoulder surfing, they're running a Microsoft OS.

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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2005-08-11 12:36:46 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:37:21 AM  
This is my son, when he was just under a year old.

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2005-08-11 12:42:55 AM  
Circuit board (the insides of what I'm posting this from)...

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2005-08-11 12:45:36 AM  
And the obligatory "panel of knobs":

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2005-08-11 12:46:21 AM  
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I am late, and forgot about this contest, so its the best I could do.

/Dog ate my GOOD picture
 
2005-08-11 12:47:42 AM  
Everything in my being tells me to say: Technicality.
Technically its a Technicality. Technically, anyway.
 
2005-08-11 12:49:14 AM  
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2005-08-11 12:54:30 AM  
"From Dusk 'til Dawn" Tarntino/Cheech. Great movie can be shopped.
 
2005-08-11 12:57:13 AM  
bah, who wants to give their stuff to fark?

everything you post here, drew owns the rights to. photoshops are one thing.

see the bottom of the page if you don't believe me, pretty cut and dry.
 
2005-08-11 12:57:14 AM  
Sorry, didn't realize this is a photoshop.
 
2005-08-11 12:58:19 AM  
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Some of my Cpu collection, 8088 to Pentium.
 
2005-08-11 1:01:30 AM  
CaptainJim:

very nice, i like the lighting. my only gripe is that area on the top left, really awkward looking. guess you couldn't help it tho, with the way the back chip was placed. still, that would be much nicer if the background wasn't revealed.

Logomancer:

=O i think we have a winner!
 
2005-08-11 1:01:42 AM  
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Ah, what the hell. 2/3
 
2005-08-11 1:02:28 AM  
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3/3
 
2005-08-11 1:09:28 AM  
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2005-08-11 1:10:36 AM  
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We may enjoy the fruits of our technological power, but in the end, the softer, cuter elements of our lives are what really deserve the most affection.
 
2005-08-11 1:11:21 AM  
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2005-08-11 1:11:54 AM  
Technological Regrowth

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Click for larger image.
 
2005-08-11 1:14:22 AM  
DaJibbs

Hey!!! Another audio geek like me!!!!

I never really had the chance to work on and E or J series so I can't comment on that. I've heard they are comparable.

I can definately see what you mean by lifeless but that, in my opinion is what I want. I don't want the console adding its own tone to my mix. I know a lot of people out there love the vintage Neves for that "Neve Sound" or I guess the old Tridents are popular but personally... I don't know...its just not for me. Also, about the automation...I'll give you that it is a pain in the ass. It took me quite a while to become comfortable with it. The main thing I like is that I don't have faders zipping around while I'm trying to mix. Moving faders just really annoy me. I don't know why....they just do.
 
2005-08-11 1:14:45 AM  

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MODS PLEASE DELETE MY PREVIOUS POST... SORRY



Taken with the cellphone, past midnight. The drink is frappe coffee with milk. Next to it the machine that made the frappe (handmixer powered by 2 AAA batteries). On the background is my PC.
 
2005-08-11 1:22:45 AM  
I don't have the props for this shot, but I always wanted to see a good photo of a 1 gig CF card sitting gently on top of a stack of the number of standard 1.44MB floppy discs. Anyone want to try to take a crack at it?
 
2005-08-11 1:31:21 AM  
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2005-08-11 1:31:23 AM  
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My 5mw green friggin' laser pointer outputting 100mw.
Lasers are kewl!

Taken with Canon Powershot Pro 1
 
2005-08-11 1:32:40 AM  
HorsePunchKid

How dare you!! Only *I* am allowed to post axilliary sends!


///???
 
2005-08-11 1:33:17 AM  
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My iPod before it was stolen a couple of weeks ago.

Taken with Canon Powershot Pro 1
 
2005-08-11 1:35:18 AM  
Are you allowed to vote twice??

I like King Keepo's
 
2005-08-11 1:38:33 AM  
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Control room of a small power station I worked at this summer (pops). Lots more at the site I made for the internship project

 
2005-08-11 1:40:13 AM  
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My Deep Blue Plasma Ball
Plasma Balls are kewl!

Taken with Canon Powershot Pro 1
 
2005-08-11 1:43:30 AM  
 
2005-08-11 1:43:33 AM  
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"Early @ Symbol"
 
2005-08-11 1:44:34 AM  
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#2. A peat contraption from a biomass power station I worked this summer. From my website: This converted bulldozer is not part of the original fleet of peat contraptions, nor is it as new as the newest machines in the junkyard. This is a second-generation machine that was meant to plow a thin layer of peat into a furrow for harvesting. According to many this heavy machine often sank into the bog.

 
2005-08-11 1:46:09 AM  
Sure DrunkNun, you can vote for as many as you like.

Playing it now
 
2005-08-11 1:47:17 AM  
Glad you like it BTW :)
 
2005-08-11 1:48:11 AM  
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dualies in my red rack, 1/3
 
2005-08-11 1:55:35 AM  
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Just got my digital camera yesterday. Perhaps I should have air-dusted my keys first though.
 
2005-08-11 1:55:47 AM  
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Happy Holidays
 
2005-08-11 2:03:52 AM  
camoot:

You know it, baby!

/retreats once more into the mists
 
2005-08-11 2:05:55 AM  
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3/3
one less samsung 17" in the world.
 
2005-08-11 2:15:52 AM  
Oh my, look at all the yellow froggies.
 
2005-08-11 2:29:48 AM  
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2005-08-11 2:38:12 AM  
 
2005-08-11 2:39:44 AM  
i see im not the only one who used a plasma ball, sadly mine is near death...
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2005-08-11 2:55:36 AM  
Kingsly: Technological Regrowth

As a geek, this is an exceptionally fun contest to wade through. Beyond that, I have to say that Kingsly's photo is one of the coolest images I've ever seen. Something about how it really looks like a technological jungle just really grabs me.

Excellent work to everyone.
 
2005-08-11 3:05:32 AM  
Kingsly - Awesome idea with Technological Regrowth. I've got a new desktop now. Thanks!
 
2005-08-11 3:13:05 AM  
Since Imageshack seems to be having a problem, here's some links to my pictures: Please vote for the corresponding farked imageshack entry... So sorry everyone.

1st: Bubble Memory
(pops)


2nd: Core Memory (pops)

3rd: Wirewrap Panel (pops)
 
2005-08-11 3:15:13 AM  
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Taken in some cramped electrical room down a crawlspace. Fun!
 
2005-08-11 3:17:09 AM  
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Taken through a high-precision surveying 'scope, hence the poor quality.
 
2005-08-11 3:20:44 AM  
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"Police confirmed today that a small tuft of pink fur was found at the scene of the high profile DuraCell case. No word yet as to whether or not the Energizer Bunny will be called in for questioning."
 
2005-08-11 3:31:57 AM  
 
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2005-08-11 3:45:10 AM  
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Water tower port hole
/WISP install
 
2005-08-11 3:52:37 AM  
[image from charliex.net too old to be available]
 
2005-08-11 4:01:38 AM  
holy crap, you guys are really good
 
2005-08-11 4:17:25 AM  
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The business end (center?) of an FEI dual beam scanning electron microscope and focused ion beam mill. Mmmmm, money.

/Too bad I don't have a real camera
//Taken with my LG VX7000. Yes, that's a phone. Yes, I know, I'm deeply ashamed.
 
2005-08-11 4:17:31 AM  
 
2005-08-11 4:19:40 AM  
 
2005-08-11 4:26:36 AM  
bubble memory - DivineKittyCat - not.

aside from that, thanks for the pics (all).

/also, i voted for pictures i could see, not the missing imagesac ones...

//(one has to wonder, if you can supply a default image, you just don't have enough money to supply a stored image...)
 
2005-08-11 4:46:37 AM  
grr I didn't enable voting. And here I thought I was immune to such errors.

For those who wish technology had more fur, vote for me. For those otherwise inclined, delete previous post.

[image from ieng9.ucsd.edu too old to be available]

We may enjoy the fruits of our technological power, but in the end, the softer, cuter elements of our lives are what really deserve the most affection.
 
2005-08-11 4:48:12 AM  
 
2005-08-11 5:55:03 AM  
charliex, is that a 3DO developer's kit or something like that?

I had almost forgotten about that console.
 
2005-08-11 6:20:20 AM  
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Thanks ImageShack
 
2005-08-11 6:26:46 AM  
More showing off my new tat than expecting votes:

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2005-08-11 6:38:23 AM  
 
2005-08-11 6:41:39 AM  
Deicist:
72 65 61 6C 20 67 65 65 6B 73 20 75 73 65 20 68 65 78
 
2005-08-11 6:43:44 AM  
Not taken for this contest, stripped out Sony CD-Rom, laying in a ditch, in a tire-track, at RIT.

[image from rit.edu too old to be available]

Click for Bigger.
 
2005-08-11 6:58:06 AM  
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2005-08-11 7:03:04 AM  
Staplermofo:

Agreed, but after consideration I went with binary purely because it looked better as a tattoo.
 
2005-08-11 7:43:25 AM  
[image from wam.umd.edu too old to be available]

Pentax MX with smcPentax 24mm/2.8 lens, I think the film was TMax 400. Click for full size version.

I like passing out too early to post at a decent time! I'm so late, Imageshack cut off half the entries.
 
2005-08-11 7:48:40 AM  
... oops.

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also click for larger.
voting here for that.
 
2005-08-11 7:48:58 AM  
control panel in an old charter aircraft. Found chopped to pieces in front of a truckstop in northern Ohio

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1 of 2
 
2005-08-11 7:50:25 AM  
control panel in an old charter aircraft. Found chopped to pieces in front of a truckstop in northern Ohio.

[image from fullcustomphoto.com too old to be available]

2 of 2
 
2005-08-11 7:51:22 AM  
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Same story as first picture, the MX with 24mm lens, Tmax film.

Only this time, I didn't screw up the post!
 
2005-08-11 8:14:38 AM  
FRAGZAV, Thanks for the new wallpaper.
 
2005-08-11 8:30:04 AM  
[image from blog.paulsveda.com too old to be available]
 
2005-08-11 8:31:37 AM  
Deicist:

old geeks use EBCIDIC. Nice tatoo. Beats my E=mc2.
 
2005-08-11 8:33:25 AM  
With respect to ownership of images, could the people that wouldn't mind having their images used for other purposes (like photoshop contests) add a line to their posts saying as much?

Hi res images get harder and harder to find, and one group of Farkers would be helping out another group.

it's just an idea
 
2005-08-11 8:37:17 AM  
the building im working in has a bay where humvees are modified with heavy electronics (radar, sniper detectors etc...). A picture of the inside before everything is complete would be really cool....unfortunatly they would arrest me if i whiped out a camera.

:(
 
2005-08-11 8:42:50 AM  
71 101 101 107?

/doesn't get it
//better with math than computers
 
2005-08-11 8:54:00 AM  
Cap'Jim
Chips n' dip, too funny. Got my vote.

Deicist
What's your tat say? I can't read binary.
 
2005-08-11 8:58:59 AM  
Deicist

You GEEK

:)
 
2005-08-11 9:08:13 AM  
CrushedRedGuard: FRAGZAV, Thanks for the new wallpaper.

My pleasure :D

SpiffyandRedhot: Feel free to use mine in PS contests, although I doubt they'd make good PS material.

For the record, the boat is in Cabo Verde, on the Boa Vista island, not too far from Sal Rei (1 hour with a 4x4). There is another pic of it in my profile, although this one was shot by my wife (using the same camera: Canon S50).
 
2005-08-11 9:10:16 AM  
Could we please create a new rule for these contests:
one entry per person?

There's only so much "look at me! I know how to use shallow DOF!" a man can take.

Individuals shouldn't post a bunch of pictures of the same (or very similar) subjects. It waters down the impact of your work.

Just pick one shot and really impress us!
 
2005-08-11 9:13:01 AM  
quick and dirty, the pile of CDs in my computer desk shelf.

[image from i5.photobucket.com too old to be available]
 
2005-08-11 9:25:55 AM  
I rather Technical helicopter starting up just outside my shop.

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2005-08-11 9:33:27 AM  
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2005-08-11 9:36:10 AM  
Looking up towards the top of a couple of racks at the office

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2005-08-11 9:38:48 AM  
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2005-08-11 9:43:45 AM  
the toaster, right before it cooked my breakfast.

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2005-08-11 9:45:57 AM  
2005-08-10 11:28:07 PM Logomancer


While I really love your image, and I liked it enough to use it as one of the rotating photos on the Farktography site's banner, images can only be entered once into any contests as per Farktography Submission Rules. You had used this image for the Nuts & Bolts theme as well.
 
2005-08-11 9:48:32 AM  
 
2005-08-11 9:50:03 AM  
SpiffyandRedhot:

With respect to ownership of images, could the people that wouldn't mind having their images used for other purposes (like photoshop contests) add a line to their posts saying as much?


I would think if there were an image you were interested in using for a PS contest, just email the person and ask. Of course that is given they have their email addy in their profile.
 
2005-08-11 9:50:49 AM  
ahh, voting. awesome work to those who I picked. ;)
 
2005-08-11 9:55:45 AM  
 
2005-08-11 9:57:31 AM  
yodudehesthestallion:

Could we please create a new rule for these contests:
one entry per person?

There's only so much "look at me! I know how to use shallow DOF!" a man can take.



I'm going to stick with 3. I don't think anyone is trying to show off here. Sometimes I have a hard time figuring out which of my photos I like best and want to submit.
 
2005-08-11 10:21:44 AM  
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Grind My Teeth


 
2005-08-11 10:46:09 AM  
i think this thread is seriously lacking in heatsink pics...
that is all.
 
2005-08-11 11:19:52 AM  
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first farktography contest entering and im at work so I don't have photoshop here to make the picture bigger :(
Oh Well :)

Great stuff from others!
 
2005-08-11 11:35:41 AM  
 
2005-08-11 11:55:27 AM  
Kinda late:
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Only the edges have been feathered, original photo
Printer paper backround
Sony DSC-1

Found this at an estate sale recently.
 
2005-08-11 1:11:01 PM  
Recyled Data

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/I remove the magnets from the drives, trash the cylinders and then off to recycling (aluminum, glass, copper...)
//You should see the magnet collection! Anyone that visits my desk has to play with the thing!
 
2005-08-11 1:22:06 PM  
Yeah, thanks Imageshack for removing so many the hotlinks to photos on your servers.

/lame
 
2005-08-11 1:31:23 PM  
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Circuit board of my 1337 LaserDisc Player (Pioneer, but not Elite). Fark has scaled down the size; it's 800x345.
 
2005-08-11 2:26:10 PM  
>charliex, is that a 3DO developer's kit or something like that?


sure is
 
2005-08-11 2:48:19 PM  
 
2005-08-11 3:01:48 PM  
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Ensoniq ASR-X SCSI mod w/ Iomego Zip Drive.

/traded for carpet install.
 
2005-08-11 4:53:05 PM  
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From Kennedy Space Center's Rocket Garden.

The color's off because of a crummy camera and crummy scanner.
 
2005-08-11 5:21:30 PM  
The "Etherkiller"

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now with voting goodness...
 
2005-08-11 5:22:57 PM  
 
2005-08-11 6:45:09 PM  
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Click for a larger version. Imageshack > me. This was my 1 of 3 from before. Please vote for it here.
 
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2005-08-11 7:03:01 PM  
Thanks FahQueue and SkunkDuster. It was fun to shoot. There's some really great pictures in this thread. Good work everyone!
 
2005-08-11 8:15:42 PM  
 
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2005-08-11 11:45:11 PM  
Here you go frogg320

binary to ascii translator


 
2005-08-12 12:36:45 AM  


2005-08-10 11:28:07 PM Logomancer


While I really love your image, and I liked it enough to use it as one of the rotating photos on the Farktography site's banner, images can only be entered once into any contests as per Farktography Submission Rules. You had used this image for the Nuts & Bolts theme as well.


Cuddlebutt:

Doh! - I definitely did. I'd like to blame it on the late hour or something, but I just gotta fall on my sword and apologize for my brain cramp. I'm glad you liked it, though, and honored that you rotated it onto the banner - you just made my night. Keep on rockin'!
 
2005-08-12 10:34:40 AM  
A large bit of technology: the endcap of the CMS particle detector while still being built. No photoshopping.



[image from makosteszta.sote.hu too old to be available]


 
2005-08-16 3:09:46 PM  
whoami wow! nice!!1
 
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