Vacuum tubes are HOT

This announcement is touting the new faster, more powerful ENIAC conputer, thanks to your friendly war department, and IBM. IBM, formerly the king of punched cards, proudly showed off ENIAC, it probably went like this;

“So what does this machine ultimately do?”

“I’m not exactly sure, sir. Say, are you hot? I’m sweating my balls off over here. I wish those war department guys would let us open some windows!”

PS My dad brought some discarded punched cards home, my mom folded, stapled, and sprayed gold paint, and used glitter, made a groovy Christmas wreath.

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