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In an alternate reality Charles Babbage's difference engine and Ada Lovelace's computer programming led us into a world filled with brass-keyed laptops with phonograph speaker systems. Several artists have brought that imagined reality to life, building working computers with a steampunk edge.

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A notebook inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft, built by Zackary (Cool Gear)

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The first work of Datamancer (Rich Nagy)

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The Uhlian Calculator, by Hans-Peter Uhl

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Version 2 by Datamancer (Rich Nagy)

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The Clacker, an homage to the Babbage engine, built by Datamancer (Rich Nagy)

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The Victorian All-in-One PC, by Jake von Slatt

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The Captain's Writing Desk, a Captain Nemo-inspired touchscreen computer, built by the guy behind the blog Needs More Steam!

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The Victorian Organ Command Desk, built by Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum

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The Mac Mini of Dave Veloz

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This Mac

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A modified netbook by Needs More Steam!

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Bonus: The Archbishop, a Gothic PC by Datamancer

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