How Far We’ve Come – How Far to Go

I just came across this hilarious and fascinating look into the not-so-distant past: a news report from 1981 about an experimental service to distribute newspapers over a telephone network which pre-dates the internet! It’s interesting to hear them make the prediction that print newspapers would be made obsolete within a “few years”. Clearly that hasn’t happened – yet.

I’m also all about the hairstyles in this piece…

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Nicholas is a senior undergraduate majoring in Cognitive Systems (Computational Intelligence stream). He enjoys a wide spectrum of intellectual pursuits from programming to philosophizing. As well as writing for the Terry project, he maintains a private blog, and a personal home page. His long-term goals include earning his Ph.D, and crushing all life beneath the iron-clad heel of his merciless robotic cohort.

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