In defense of NASA: was Re: Wirin' up blinkenlights

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Mon Jun 12 10:13:31 2000

> I was aware that Toshiba was building facsimile machines in 1928
> in Japan, but I didn't know the ability to send an image to a remote
> location predated the deployment of electricity.

It may have been the very early 1800s, but such machines do exist.
Pentelegraph (sp?) is one of them.

William Donzelli
Received on Mon Jun 12 2000 - 10:13:31 BST

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