Reviving the extinct “Nixie Tube”

Friday 9th July, 2021 - Bruce Sterling

“Nixie tubes” must be the most chic form of revived historical electronics.

Once they were merely functional objects, but now they’re prized for their aesthetics. It’s interesting that a craftsman like this fellow can just decide to make nixie-tubes happen again, and indeed, his restoration business is ten years old now.