Ancient Greek Computer Replicated in Legos

OK, this is just too cool not post about.

A software engineer at Apple recreated the “Antikythera Mechanism” – perhaps the oldest known computer – is a device that calculates the date of celestial events.

The cool thing is that he does it with Legos – every Geek’s favorite analog toy. It’s kind of ironically fascinating to me that he did it with legos – kind of today’s most versatile and loved analog building material. See the video after the jump.

See: Apple engineer uses Lego to rebuild ancient Greek mechanism, will surely try to patent it (video) — Engadget.

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