Okay, I got fooled, too. Here's what I and everyone else thought was a home computer, circa 1954.
Drats, it's a hoax.
Turns out it's a doctored photo from an exhibit in a museum. Of all things, it's the control room of an old submarine. Okay, it's funny. It even fooled me, although I did wonder about the steering wheel. I figured it was a 1950's version of a joystick for video games.
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