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Category:Educational, Science & Technology
Tags:Numberphile, science hair, slide rule, Cliff Stoll, the electric slide
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Gmork - 2016-08-10
This is the guy with all the Klein bottles under his house, in a miniature crawlspace warehouse with a junk robot as a forklift. Five stars for cliff.
TeenerTot - 2016-08-10
I have an electric slide rule: only at weddings.
EvilHomer - 2016-08-10
I don't get it. Is it so you can calculate the number of guests?

Gmork - 2016-08-10
Nice one, teen.

chumbucket - 2016-08-10
I never had to use a slide rule in college but did have to understand how they work. I also had one printed into the bezel of my watch.
Bort - 2016-08-10
I'm guessing the cutoff point is about age 50: much older than 50 and you were in school before electronic calculators were a thing (mid 70s), so engineering would require a slide rule.

Bort is younger than that but is colossal enough of a nerd that he can do slide rules. Never learned chisanbop, though.

betabox - 2016-08-10
We had a box of slide rules in the supply cabinet at my middle school. Nobody had used them for years, so they let me take a couple home. I keep one in my desk drawer just in case.

boner - 2016-08-10
[megaphone voice]

Electric slide rule,
it's so nice,
multiply numbers side by side,
my baby loves electric numbers,
sliding up and down,
all over the town,

thank you.
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