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April 1, 2009

When the tubes were tubes

The always insight/delight/ful Molly Wright Steenson describes 19th century pneumatic tube cylinder delivery systems. Quite astounding…and all in 5 minutes and 20 slides. From the O’Reilly Ignite series.

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December 16, 2008

Tubes then and now

Harry Lewis points to an odd coincidence: Today the NY Times editorializes in favor of Net neutrality and 100 years ago it was all about the pneumatic tubes…

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