College Has Study Enforcer (Jan, 1937)

College Has Study Enforcer
AN OLD machine owned by the University of Wisconsin is called the study enforcer. The unusual device is actuated by a clock-like mechanism and its mechanical fingers scoop a book off the desk and return another one until the student has completed reading the scheduled volumes.

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  1. Adam C. says: October 18, 20072:28 am

    That machine was invented by the ecologist, John Muir, when he was a student at UW-Madison. There is a great description of it in his autobiography.

  2. Firebrand38 says: October 19, 20076:22 am

    Available on-line at http://books.google.com…

    Page 283

  3. mickey says: May 13, 20083:32 pm

    this machine does not make you read at all, hell, you dont even have to be in the same room.

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