Lego ancient greek computer

Oldest computer recreated from Lego...

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+26 1. jojotin commented 11 years ago

I bet that if the greek engineers from 100 bce would see this, they'd depressed. I can imagine their version took a bit more time than the lego one :D That's one hell of an intelligent and amazing lego construction >:)
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+35 2. banzemanga commented 11 years ago

Wow, how the heck ancient Greek come up with the knowledge for such technology?
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+16 3. datastreamdude commented 11 years ago

how cool that this design is 2000 years old, hard to believe almost.
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+30 4. Platonic commented 11 years ago

if ancient Greeks had legos.... the world will be different :)
you can see also
The History of the Antikythera Mechanism (vid 5929)
Antikythera Mechanism (vid 5928)
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+16 5. sltvtr commented 11 years ago

Sience is now the cover for grown-ups to play Lego? :)
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+19 6. c0mmanderKeen commented 11 years ago

#1 I bet they'd be proud, seeing their device being reconstructed 2000 years later ! I'd be. What a legacy to leave behind !!!
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+4 7. Reaperdaddy commented 11 years ago

@#2 the Predators explained them how, like they did for the azteks. (for cultural references ,check the movie Alien Vs Predator) ;)
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+14 8. LeonPSP commented 11 years ago

Video is good but the music makes it 10 times more EPIC !
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+5 9. MrGood commented 11 years ago

When can I buy the LEGO box set so I can make my own?
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+6 10. irishgek commented 11 years ago

Wow lego never dull in the hands of a genius !
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+13 11. Bream73 commented 11 years ago

Hells yeah! Amazing piece of mechanical engineering for that time. And all to track the celestial events ...
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+6 12. Rigel commented 11 years ago

the inception music multiplies the coolness of the video by over 9000
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+5 13. Skeesicks commented 11 years ago


Man, I wish I had internets when I was 10 years old, bet I would have built some wicked stuff whit this kind of inspiration.
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+9 14. medicino commented 11 years ago

Technology is in our genes.
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+2 15. therippedpage commented 11 years ago

looks like lego has a new kit coming out
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+1 16. Onlyodin commented 11 years ago

Prior art - this video is proof that lego was around 2000 years ago >:)