this is brutalist as fuck https://mastodon.social/media/vdVqbCCY2UvxHg43h6s
@jk I wonder if paul rudolph would have used that
@RobStorm lets just pretend he did
@jk I've never seen a computer that just screamed "I AM MADE OF CONCRETE AND THIS MAKES ME SERIOUS BUSINESS PC".
@jk COMPUTE BASTARD
@jk *resists urge to paint in ａｅｓｔｈｅｔｉｃ colours*
@jk friend computer? is that you?
@jk My aunt had this but with a color monitor. I haven't seen that menu in at least 20 years, holy shit.
@jk oh fuck i remember these. especially the lil wheels under the display for brightness and contrast. maybe we had one in school? or the local library or something?
@jk I didn't think I'd ever see a brutalist computer but there you have it
@Thaminga arguably a lot of 80s computers are brutalist, what with all the fake grills & boxy looks. but. this ones takin it to a new level
@jk yeah I suppose my baseline for computer design is pretty brutalist as it is
@jk Really, I feel like the entire 1987-1994 or so design language of IBM desktops is rather brutalist. Here's the PS/2 Model 80, one of the original PS/2 models.https://mastodon.social/media/n0ZWMKMmI9_PbzbGJWM
@jk @bhtooefr They are beautiful.