Monday, March 10, 2008

Obsolete Skills ( SkForgotten skills from a bygone era A record of the things we knew how to do, which are no longer useful

Obsolete Skills ( Skills), as the name suggests, is a great round up of skills that technology has made redundant. Maintained by Brad Kellette, this wiki was inspired by a blog post on the internet recording disappearing skills. They have quite a collection of skills—there are things like how to calculate square root using pencil and paper, format a floppy disk, and churning butter of all things. Beware not to let the nostalgia take over after you browse through.

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