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November 1942: An operator in London sending a picture by radio to Cairo. Back in the 1930s and 40s,

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November 1942: An operator in London sending a picture by radio to Cairo. Back in the 1930s and 40s, radio transmission of photos was supposed to be the next big thing. Even your daily newspaper was going to come via radio!
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The Original ASCII Art Was Just This Guy and His Typewriter

The Original ASCII Art Was Just This Guy and His Typewriter | Art & Urban Design | Scoop.it
In 1922 Hobart Reese enjoyed a brief period of fame for his portraits of famous people. What made his work so special? Reese created his art using nothing but a typewriter.

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A Mobile Phone From 1922? Not Quite

A Mobile Phone From 1922? Not Quite | Art & Urban Design | Scoop.it
I recently came across a short, silent film from 1922 called Eve's Wireless. Distributed by the British Pathe company, the film supposedly shows two women using a wireless phone.
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This Gorgeous Game Teaches You the History of Typography

This Gorgeous Game Teaches You the History of Typography | Art & Urban Design | Scoop.it
Do you like type? Did you go see the movie Helvetica and break out in tears of joyful satisfaction at the end credits? Do you have a graphic designer cousin who taught you what sans serif meant, and did you think it was ...
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