washingtonpoststyle:

A Jan. 1936 news item.
(No mention of how newspapers make huge amounts of money through these screens.)
Via T.J. Ortenzi via Phil Rosenthal

"Sarnoff…predicted that commercial operation by this method would make the dot-and-dash system of telegraphy as outmoded as the ‘pony express’"
How wrong he was. I LOVE THE PONY EXPRESS.

washingtonpoststyle:

A Jan. 1936 news item.

(No mention of how newspapers make huge amounts of money through these screens.)

Via T.J. Ortenzi via Phil Rosenthal

"Sarnoff…predicted that commercial operation by this method would make the dot-and-dash system of telegraphy as outmoded as the ‘pony express’"

How wrong he was. I LOVE THE PONY EXPRESS.

(via transpondster)