<html><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px">a pocket calculator­</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px"> </span></span><blockquote style="border-top:1px solid #cccccc; margin:1.5em 0 0 0; padding:0"><p style="color:#555555; margin:0.5em 0 1em 0"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px"><strong>Von:</strong> Nemo Nusquam <cym224@gmail.com><br /><strong>Datum:</strong> 03.08.2020 03:32:40<br /><strong>An:</strong> coff@minnie.tuhs.org<br /><strong>Betreff:</strong> Re: [COFF] Knuth</span></span></p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">On 08/02/20 21:02, Dan Cross wrote:</span></span><blockquote><div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">Interesting article. </span></span><div> </div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px"> </span></span><div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">I don't believe that's a calculator. Rather, it looks like a normal, if slightly grotty, keyboard.</span></span></div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px"> </span></span></div></blockquote><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px"> It does seem like a keyboard, albeit with unusual extra keys around.  (A larger image is here: <a target="_blank" href="https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/12/18/science/18SCI-KNUTH3/merlin_148127301_135dcdcd-2f22-47d1-a749-1b0d997864e5-articleLarge.jpg">https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/12/18/science/18SCI-KNUTH3/merlin_148127301_135dcdcd-2f22-47d1-a749-1b0d997864e5-articleLarge.jpg</a>)<br /><br />N.</span></span><br /> <blockquote><div><div> </div><div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">        - Dan C.</span></span></div><div> </div></div> <div><div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">On Sun, Aug 2, 2020, 8:51 PM Paul Palmer <<a target="_top" href="paul.allan.palmer%40gmail.com">paul.allan.palmer@gmail.com</a>> wrote:</span></span></div><blockquote style="border-left:1px #cccccc solid; margin:0 0 0
          .8ex"><div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">Nice <span style="font-family:sans-serif; font-size:12.8px">article</span> </span></span><div> <div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px"><a target="_blank" href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/17/science/donald-knuth-computers-algorithms-programming.html">https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/17/science/donald-knuth-computers-algorithms-programming.html</a></span></span></div><div> </div><div> </div><div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">Near the end, in the picture labelled "a few notes" you can see the corner of what looks like a calculator. Can anybody identify it?</span></span></div></div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px"> </span></span></div><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">_______________________________________________<br />COFF mailing list<br /><a target="_top" href="COFF%40minnie.tuhs.org">COFF@minnie.tuhs.org</a><br /><a target="_blank" href="https://minnie.tuhs.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/coff">https://minnie.tuhs.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/coff</a></span></span></blockquote></div> <pre><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12px"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px">_______________________________________________
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