While punch cards and tape drives seem archaic now, they were a “new dimension” in data processing and tax administration at the time of this IRS educational film, “Right on the Button,” from the late 1960s.
These custom wooden coasters are the perfect combination of science and vintage. They’re laser engraved with highly detailed electrical diagrams, perfect for showing off your technical side, while also showcasing your obvious eye for cool design. They’re also treated specially to stand the test of time and drinks, and are currently available to order from Etsy.
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Methodological note: The graphics and facts above, pulled from Sunlight’s Influence Explorer tool, represent the corporate giants’ respective records of state and federal campaign giving and federal lobbying for as long as such disclosure has been available. Campaign contributions run from 1989-2013; lobbying from 1999 to the present.