“Mr. Watson – Come here – I want to see you.”

“The telephone, Bell’s most ambitious gadget yet, reached this stage on March 10, 1876. On that great day, Alexander Graham Bell became the first person to transmit intelligible human speech electrically. As it happened, young Professor Bell, industriously tinkering in his Boston lab, had spattered his trousers with acid. His assistant, Mr. Watson, heard his cry for help—over Bell’s experimental audio-telegraph. This was an event without precedent.”

[via: The Hacker Crackdown]

One thought on ““Mr. Watson – Come here – I want to see you.”

  1. Πριν πολλά χρόνια, είχα πάρε-δώσε με ένα σύστημα που έτρεχε AIX 3.2 και είχε μια καταπληκτική συλλογή από fortune cookies για κάθε φορά που έκανες login. Είχα πάρει το πλήρες αρχείο και είχα κρατήσει τα καλύτερα, και θυμάμαι ένα με το οποίο είχα γελάσει αρκετά:

    “Alexander Graham Bell is alive and well, and still waiting for a dialtone”

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