Analog computing

A set of two amazingly detailed US Navy films explaining the Basic Mechanics in Fire Control Computers is sure to interest many here. In addition to being amazingly cool and historically significant, analog computation is in some respects analogous to FRP (couldn't resist the pun). Compiling to analog components can be a fun project for enterprising hardware hackers/makers, methinks.

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Just the sort of components

Just the sort of components you need to sell at the computing history museum gift shop...