Top 10 Retro Technology – Modern Fossils

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Top 10 Retro Technology – Modern Fossils

In the same way, we view dinosaur bones today artist Christopher Locke creates amazing modern fossils that are made from concrete moulds that make them look just like real modern-day fossils. Taking gaming gadgets and other well-known retro and electronic goods he creates something that can incite both wonder and nostalgia….

 


Top 10 Retro Technology – Modern Fossils


 

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of a Joystick

10 – Joystick
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Some say this fossil was a way to control spaceships and things from the future! But others say it was some sort of sexual aid device.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of a Cassette

9 – Cassette
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Some say this fossil was a way to enjoy music, maybe used by blowing through the holes. But others say it was a trap of some sort that would untangle onto the person and capture them in some sort of tape net.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of a Hard Drive

8 – Hard Drive
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Some say this fossil was used to store memories of people’s holidays and work, others say it was a tiny record player used by very tiny people.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of a Boom Box

7 – Boom Box
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Some say this fossil was something tribespeople in towns and cities would dance to in groups, other say it was a way of making people angry in the middle of the night.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of an I-Pod

6 – I-Pod
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Some say this fossil was a musical device that I presume was played by bashing the large drum like section, other say it was a device that made people go crazy on trains.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of an NES Controller

5 – NES Controller
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Some say this fossil was used to control fighters that would fight to the death each time, others say it was used to roll out pastry.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of a Mobile Phone

4 – Mobile Phone
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Some say this fossil was a sort of communication device that people would use to keep in touch with each other, but other people believe it was a door stop, used to prevent doors from closing.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of an N64 Controller

3 – N64 Controller
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Some say this fossil was a powerful wand that was capable of controlling tradespeople like builders and plumbers, others say it was a hunting boomerang.

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of an NES Gun

2 – NES Gun
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Some say this fossil was s space gun that could shot pinpoint beams of light to paralyses its target, but others say it was only used to hunt ducks!

Top 10 Retro Technology - Modern Fossils
Modern Fossils: Fossil of a Playstation Controller

1 – Playstation Controller
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Some say this fossil was an entertainment device that brought joy by twiddling the centre sticks, other say it was a high-tech dumbbell that you could add weights too.