Slightly technical for me, but, interesting how we got from there …..to here.
It has been a long journey from the Stone Age till now; through the Iron age to Bronze and Steel and Steam and Electricity and we have most certainly arrived at the Information Age.
It’s who we are now. It’s what we do. Everywhere people carry their news, information and musical entertainment in pocket devices through which we also make telephone calls. Electronics has made Gods of us all! We are nowhere in time and everywhere in space. One can be talking with someone and their phone will ring (static or mobile) and suddenly physical presence is demoted in favour a of spiritual presence. We accept it without complaint. It’s how things are now.
Before these devices that can carry a thousand music albums in a match box, and which we now take completely for granted, we had tape recorders. Anyone remember those?
The first recorder was a wire recorder…
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