Commented on Playtime is over
I can confirm this from the german perspective. virtually everyone of my parent's friends is strongly pro-EU and supportive towards inbound migration, mentioning their own WW2 experiences. These are middle class people in their 80ies now....
Commented on The iron law of development
you probably meant the zuse machines (zeiss does optics). the first of these, z1, did not even use relays. It was purely mechanical, arithmetical and memory components were made of punched metal sheets and bars, similar to the hollerith tabulators,...