Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Typewriter Up for Sale

See that battered old Hermes Standard 8 typewriter there, in a fetching shade of institutional brown? I'd practically saw my own leg off to own it. Why? Because I'm a huge Douglas Adams fan, and that battered old thing is the very typewriter DNA used to bring The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to the world. A… » 7/16/08 9:30am 7/16/08 9:30am

Mod your Laptop into a Portable Typewriter and Adding Machine

Writer Mary Robinette Kowal has done a semi-steampunk mod on her laptop, calling it "The Kowal Portable Typewriter and Adding Machine." And, unlike most mod freaks, she didn't catalog everything to the minutest detail. I like her "I had a laptop, I made it look more purdy, what more do you want to know?" attitude. » 7/06/07 5:46am 7/06/07 5:46am