Univac computer operators in 1951 didn’t have a monitor to help them see what was going on inside the computer -- they'd have to take their cues from lights on a control panel flashing as the computer went about its chores.
Time flies, they say. Oh boy, it does. But it only becomes obvious when you come across something from the past. Quite often, it’s a high school pic of your 14-year-old goth self rocking that camera. That’s a friendly reminder of your cringy legacy full of hopes and dreams before reality hit.