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Clamshell Computer (Apple iBook G3) Deconstruction


Entry ID #: 8829
Created: Mon, Dec 7, 2020 10:21 PM

Ella Murray, representing Notre Dame Academy, deconstructed an Apple iBook G3, nicknamed the clamshell. It took roughly 3 hours, spread over 3 days. When completed, there had been 20 pieces separated from the computer. Chosen for its iconic nature, the clamshell was truly a fascinating computer and a great opportunity to take a deep dive into this technology.    You can find a time-lapse of the process at this link:

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Attached is a time-lapse video demonstrating the process.