CM-2a, DataVault, CM-2 and applications
CM-2 and DataVault mass storage device
CM-1 and its processor boards
This hard geometric object, black, the non-color of sheer, static mass, was transparent, filled with a soft,constantly changing cloud of lights from the processor chips, red, the color of life and energy. It was the archetype of an electronic brain, a living, thinking machine.
Images © Thinking Machines Corporation, 1986-1987. Photo: Steve Grohe.
Text: © Tamiko Thiel