The Brush Mail-a-Voice (1946) records audio onto a 9 inch paper disk coated with magnetic particles that rotates at 20 RPM, giving a total recording time of just over 3 minutes. It was designed so that the resultant recordings can be mailed without any additional packaging.
(Source: analog-dreams, via lowbroweye)
Richard Attenborough - actor, activist and peerless storyteller - has died, aged 90. This splendid picture was taken in a BBC studio in April 1952, when he was 28. More about Lord Attenborough on the BBC News web site.
(Source: tldrwikipedia, via merlin)
Vangelis scoring Blade Runner
The #hookturn launch is on.
Sad I’m not in Melbourne this evening. 😩
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