Life is full of mysteries. Birth. Death. Dragon's blood (I kid you not; that's one of the ingredients in a moisturizer I am currently using).
Personally, I find computers to be in the top five of all-time mysterious things. I know how to use my computer and do the things I need to do with it.
But how does it really work?
I mean, sitting on a bus, I can receive messages from as far away as Hong Kong, no problem. I can look up information at any time and anywhere about anything, in a couple of blinks of my eye.
And though I sort of get it about the internet and computers, there's still a very large gap between what I know about the workings of computer and how it all actually happens. Therein lies what I think of as
The Mystery of Computers
Ron Wu was thinking along the same lines,
so he decided to take apart his computer and photograph the pieces in order to shed a little light on the whole process.
Here's what he found:
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So, did they clear up the computer mystery for you? Me neither. In fact, the images sort of added to the mystery--in a beautiful way.
Even though my mystery list didn't get any shorter, I'm okay with that. What's life without a little mystery now and then anyway?
How about you? What's on your list of all-time great mysteries?