The touch lamp; a neat idea, and older than you’d think!

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I think we really oughta make this fashionable again, don’t you?
Links and stuff down below!

First, the patents!

Aladdin’s Fantastical Lamp;
https://patents.google.com/patent/US2810066
Scott M Kunen’s not-original patent;
https://patents.google.com/patent/US4668877A/
Sylvania’s Pushless Pushbutton;
https://patents.google.com/patent/US2782308A/en

And in case you want to peruse the datasheet of the modern chip, here’s one place to do it;
https://www.digchip.com/datasheets/parts/datasheet/798/TT6061A.php

Here are the other links I usually put here;
Technology Connextras (the second channel that stuff goes on sometimes):
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClRwC5Vc8HrB6vGx6Ti-lhA
Technology Connections on Twitter:

The TC Subreddit
https://www.reddit.com/r/technologyconnections

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