A little over a hundred years ago, some bright people thought it might be really useful for someone in New York to talk to someone in San Fransisco by telephone. They eventually succeeded in completing the first voice test of the system in 1914, and the first "official" transcontinental long ...Continue reading
As a university student I took a job in an electronics lab while studying mechanical engineering. I guess the job required that you could solder and do a little metalworking, so I qualified on the latter and learned the former. In ...Continue reading
The words or the language, as they are written or spoken, do not seem to play any role in my mechanism of thought. The psychical entities which seem to serve as elements in thought are certain signs and more or less clear images which can be 'voluntarily' reproduced and combined ...