[hackerspaces] Now I am totally depressed...

Philippe Langlois philippe.langlois at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 18:09:18 CET 2010

They moved to software ;-)

On 03 Mar 2010, at 17:55, Hank The Curmudgeon wrote:
> Go and find the "Popular Mechanics" issues from around 1930 (Google
> "page" 31 at the bottom of the main search page, linked below) and
> move forward. Grab a random issue and check the index. I am
> specifically referring to the project pages. Though the ads and
> feature articles are fun toothey are not the subject of my mini rant.
> Look at the stuff that we built in our home shops. What the hell
> happened to us? Where did we, as a nation of inventors, dreamers,
> builders and makers, go astray??? Why was this knowledge, these tips
> and tricks, ever allowed to be lost? Today our schools teach the kids
> garbage and your average condo dwelling urban moron has no freaking
> what they are looking at when they go to a hardware store...I see it
> every time I'm at Ace or Home Depot. Sad...
> http://books.google.com/books/serial/ISSN:00324558? 
> rview=1&lr=&output=html&sa=N&start=900
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