Follows the development of needle telegraphs in Europe which eventually lead to Morse code & key lever designs. During this period there was a focus on increasing the signal rate in order to send more letters per minute. This video focuses on details related to line coding strategies and how time/tempo played a role in information transmission. (1820-1900)
References: The Worldwide History of Communication (Anton A. Huurdeman)
Distant Writing (http://distantwriting.co.uk/)
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