Behold, the most technologically advanced office left at NASA headquarters.
The backlight in mattp1133's monitor broke, so he wired in a dead laptop to power the backlight.
Submitter dasnoboarder says that even electrical tape, solder, and builder's pencils have a place in the world of computers.
This is how to repurpose old technology.
inb4 power switch. It's a door bell. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. ~Not-So-Handy Andy