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Letter From Univac

Letter From Univac
Boing Boing reader Scott Lloyd and his wife dug up this great bit of retro computer history – a conversation with an old UNIVAC computer…

8-Bit Resident Evil Brings the Pixelated Gore

8-Bit Resident Evil Brings the Pixelated Gore
Who says 8-bit can’t be graphic? I’m guessing they’ve never seen anything quite like this Resident Evil tribute. Leon Kennedy can apparently tear up unfortunate farmers even when he’s been broken down to his most basic elements.

Color Picker Pen Might Make That Box of 120 Crayons Obsolete

Color Picker Pen Might Make That Box of 120 Crayons Obsolete
When I was in grade school, crayons served as our introduction to the art of one-upmanship – you have a box of 8? Well your seatmate has a box of 16! So you tell your mom to buy you a box of 24, but – oh snap!

Walkman Swallows iPhone

Walkman Swallows iPhone
I just love the design of this iPhone case that’s designed to look like an old-school Sony Walkman. This handmade leather case comes to us courtesy of London UK artist Tovicorrie of Beautiful Skin. Each one is imprinted with a retro image of Sony’s classic cassette player, layered onto either a soft brown or burgundy red cowhide, and in orange, blue, brown or hot pink Walkman colors.

Captcha Business Cards Ask: Are You Human?

Captcha Business Cards Ask: Are You Human?
You know those annoying (but necessary) anti-robo-spam CAPTCHA boxes you have to deal with when filling out forms on the web? Here’s a clever idea for some eye-catching business cards based on CAPTCHA technology. Berlin-based artist Aram Bartholl created these cards by uploading the individual images to MOO Cards, who specializes in making tiny business cards, each with a different image.

Limited Edition Space Invaders Prints Land on Your Wall

Limited Edition Space Invaders Prints Land on Your Wall
As you probably have figured out by now, I’m a big fan of Space Invaders. I know, as a game, it really doesn’t hold up that well over the years, but as a pop-cultural icons its characters are c’est magnifique.

Great Showdowns of the 8-Bit Era [Video Game Art]

Great Showdowns of the 8-Bit Era [Video Game Art]
I think I have a new favorite video game artist. I’ve already got a set of Scott Campbell’s hilarious Pac-Man illustrations in my house, and now I’m totally in love with his new “Great Showdowns (of the 8-Bit era)” series that he did for the 2008 iam8-bit video game art show at the World of Wonder gallery in Hollywood, Ca.

Keyboard Shortcut Art Issues Command: Buy This!

Keyboard Shortcut Art Issues Command: Buy This!
If you’ve been searching for fun affordable art that features those convenient shortcut keys, this might be your lucky day. Clever Brooklyn graphic designer Christopher David Ryan has created the Command print series for his online shop, My Little Underground.

Pop Art Prints for Retro Geeks

Pop Art Prints for Retro Geeks
Do you like tiny art with vintage robot and video game themes? If you do, please enjoy the pop arty, old-timey stylings of Singapore artist JoE, aka Etsy seller monstergallery. These fun prints measure a wee 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ and are available in limited editions of 100 pieces.

Hp Photosmart A826 Photo Printer: Mork Calling Orson

Hp Photosmart A826 Photo Printer: Mork Calling Orson
This odd-looking photo printer from HP has a style that you’ll either love or hate. Reminiscent in some ways of the original egg-shaped iMac models from the late 1990s, the Photosmart A826 printer looks a bit like something out of an old science fiction movie.

Memjet Confirmed: Get Ready for Superfast Printing

Memjet Confirmed: Get Ready for Superfast Printing
The other day, I reported on a suspicious, but promising new technology that claimed to print up to 60 pages per minute. Well I’m happy to inform you that Memjet technology is for real. This new technology, developed by Silverbrook Research, will enable ridiculously fast desktop inkjet printers and could totally revolutionize the printing industry.

Classic Computer and Video Game Art

Classic Computer and Video Game Art
Check out these nifty mini artworks by artist Cynthia Malaran, inspired by classic computer and video game systems. Currently available works include the Apple Newton, Classic Macintosh (diptych seen above), Atari and NES joysticks and a 3.5″ boot disk.