Radio Cleared of Slander (Mar, 1930)
No one these days would ever believe anything this silly, would they?
Radio Cleared of Slander
THE rush of radio waves through the ether has not made Paris hotter or colder, dryer or rainier than in the years before the invention of wireless, Joseph Sanson, French engineer and meteorologist, has concluded as a result of a study of weather records for the past two centuries. The same sort of irregularities were present in past years as have been evident in the decade since the wide use of wireless.
TELEPHONY (Mar, 1930)
I had no idea the word telephony was this old.
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If it’s the best telecommunications system on earth, why on earth change it? (Oct, 1982)
I wonder how many other companies in U.S. history have had to write a “We’re being split up by the U.S. government, but here’s why it’s a good thing” ad? I would guess maybe Standard Oil or U.S. Steel, but I’ve never seen one.
If it’s the best telecommunications system on earth, why on earth change it?
If you’ve ever tried to make a telephone call anyplace else on earth, you know what you’ve got in America. The best telecommunications system in the world.
But now you’ve heard the Bell System is on the verge of major changes. Changes in how we’re organized. Changes in the way you can choose to do business with us.
Type Is Now Being Set By Telegraphic Impulses (Jan, 1930)
Yeah, let’s just hook this teletype up to a machine that is literally full of molten lead. What could possibly go wrong? Luckily hackers did make an appearance for another 30 years or so.
Type Is Now Being Set By Telegraphic Impulses
Demonstrations in Rochester, N.Y., are reported to prove the value of the new teletypesetter machines that make it possible for telegraphic impulses to control and operate linotype and intertype machines. This Is a practical extension of telegraphic operation of electric typewriters.