Boing Boing Gadgets posted this funny bit of explanation humor — a reworking of a 1979 book explaining computer technology.
The original is fun too, even aside from the entertainment value of clunky hardware and 70s office-wear. I’d like to find some more books from this seres (published by Ladybird Books). Thanks to reduced smoke and mirrors, it’s usually easier to understand core concepts by examining older versions of technology.
I particularly like this tidy illustration of binary code: