A prototype punch card reader is part of a NYC Resistor hacker's ongoing ambitious project to create a functional 3D printed computer.

Chris Fenton from the hacker collective NYC Resistor in downtown Brooklyn is making progress in his ongoing ambitious project to build a functional electromechanical computer using 3D printed parts. He recently posted a video of his prototype 3D printed punchcard reader, which is one component of the project. And his reason for building the computer? “Because I have a 3D printer, and I can.” You can check out the video below:

Chris Fenton

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