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Mid-Century Men At Vintage Computers

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We’ve seen women at computers – the sexist adverts, the women being dwarfed by humungous machines, women made ecstatic  by PCs and women doing ‘data entry’ –  and now it’s time for the men. I promised to provide some gender equality. So, get ready for a motherload of sideburns ‘n’ SVGA, dudes ‘n’ dot matrix, bros ‘n’ BASIC… well, you get the idea. Enjoy…

 


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  • Barry Rivadue

    Not to quibble, but it’s more like late century men (1980+)

  • chrisd

    That is not mid-century, those pictures are from the late 70s. Mid-century would be the 1950’s.

    • Gary Deezy

      I think they were imply the DUDES were mid-century, that is, 50ish years old….

    • girlhuman

      The men are mid-century.

    • AndrewRC77

      Some are even from the 1980s.

    • Eat Me, FFace

      Your reading comprehension skills are incredible

  • Truelitistnot

    Women were excited by men who had 8 inches of floppy.

    • njguy54

      Most preferred hard disks, though…

  • Anonymous

    How is the computer being larger than a woman sexist?
    How is a woman doing data entry sexist?
    The simple answer is that it’s not, but I would like to know your reasoning.

  • Mark Armacost

    These look like some truly fine citizens. Pure gold.

  • njguy54

    When I first encountered computers in the workplace in the mid-1980s, it was the dawn of the word processing/spreadsheet era, yet many men wouldn’t go near them. Not because they didn’t have the skills to use computers or didn’t appreciate their benefits. It was because, you know, Real Men don’t type…