'teletype' Episodes

Magnetic: The History of Computing ep 5

     12/30/2019

In this episode, I set out to explain the creation of the teletype, because it happens right around this time, in the 1920’s.  It’s a huge development in the way devices talk to each other, and a jump toward the modem and networking. 


Teletype, Teleprint, and Telegrams

     9/19/2021

In today's episode we take a long hard look at the telegraph, and try to see how character encoding developed. We are dealing with 100% pre-computing technology, but there are some shocking similarities to later digital systems.
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