The Kitchen Computer
Kevin Kelly’s description of the use his kitchen computer gets very much reflects the scenario in my own family. In fact, the kitchen computer (a macmini with eyetv and softsqueeze software for teve and radio) was the first computer my dear Mimi “enjoyed”. Wife Acceptance Factor is hard to come by, but we treasure our MacMini, and our three year old not only watches Bolibompa but speaks to grandpa in Phoenix Arizona regularly as well as… The screen get’s the occasional finger print but… that’s a worldy matter.
Picture of really old 1969 computer for kitchen is also mentioned in ChrisAnderson’s excellent short on Free: “… a stylish kitchen appliance offered by Honeywell in 1969, came with integrated counter space.”