Sunday, August 26, 2012

james glieck "'the information' a history, a theory , a flood" the first so-called digital transmission of information

interesting tidbit from james glieck "'the information' a history, a theory , a flood" the first so-called digital transmission of information - (i.e. the telegraph using Morse code) some clients would be upset when they later returned and saw the message that they wrote down still in the telegraph office.  People where so used to the fact that the physical letter carried the information and not just the content of the letter could be transmitted...

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