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America, Bad, and Countdown: ioeo telph0nes by Dan Lloyd By courtesy of the Post Office LMOST a hundred country are also experimenting years ago, in January, with the viewphone system, and 1876, eight words were expect some 5 million subscri- spoken into the very first bers by the end of the century. telephone by Alexander Post Office scientists visualise a Graham Bell. They were: national network linking not only "Mr Watson, please come business users but also home here. I want you." Seconds subscribers to local communi- later his breathless assistant cations centres providing a burst in and cried:"Icould hear you. It works variety of educational services Subscribers would be equip- Since that historical message, telecommunications have under gone enormous developments. Spacemen on the Moon can talk to Mission H.Q. on Earth, for example-something Jules Verne never even dreamed o ped with a two-way viewphone instrument comprising a viewer, camera and loudspeaker system, and a separate unit incorporat- ing a microphone and control panel giving access to the local communications centre - The telephone itself has been transformed from a cumbersome looking instrument into a tiny Users could be provided with a small card bearing a personal code, and by inserting this card gadget that can fit into the breast in a slot in the control panel, any "viewphone". Pushbuttons desired service could be obtain- ed simply by keying-up the required numerals on the touch buttons. For example, by press- ABOVE: The Post Office to do some remote-control shop act, in the f re it will be unnecessary to leave the house to order the groceries or obtain one's bank statement. The business uses of the view- phone system are immense, for BELOW: The "picturephone" not only will it enable top execu- system of Bell Telephone tives to save time, but also docu- ments, letters and diagrams could be transmitted by placing photosensitive paper in contact with ultra-violet radiations emit- This makes it possible for policemen, firemen and building-site workers to keep in touch with their control centres. allow a sound-and-picture call, or sound only. po Now the "viewphone" is on the ing certain buttons the user could tune in to a television channel, a library, an information channel, a bank, or the local supermarket way. This is a system that enables telephone talkers to see as well as hear each other. Several major cities in the U.S.A and Japan have already installed experimental viewphone, or "picturephone", systems, and they have been a great success Company of America. ted by the emit The only snag to making eye- ball contact with a telephone caller, of course, is that the phone might ring when the recipient is in bed, or in the bath ted by the receiving viewer. among business executives. Instead of having to attend conferences and make long busi- ness trips, they have simply talked to each other "face to face" on the viewphone. In one instance a model building was shown on the screen and execu- tives approved its design with- out having to go and see the or in the middle of shaving. And it's the boss at the other end perhaps the best thing to do would be to disconnect the camera and say it's out of order. It's bad enough having a spy in the sky without having one in the demonstration. G.P.O. engineers in this bedroom, too! Countdown at 23 scifiseries: Video Telephones / 1971 / “in the future it will be unnecessary to leave the house to order the groceries or to obtain one’s bank statement.”

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Memes, 🤖, and Powers: Jay Z To Work On Docu- series About Trayvon Martin @baller alert Jay Z To Work On Docu-series About Trayvon Martin - blogged by: @eleven8 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ JayZ opened the eyes of many when he tackled the story of KaliefBrowder. Now, Jay Z and WeinsteinFilms are taking on the untold story of TrayvonMartin. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer, GeorgeZimmerman, in February 2012. He was 17 years old. His death, and Zimmerman’s acquittal, sparked a movement within the black community. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Like “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story,” which airs Wednesday nights on SpikeTV, Jay Z is working on a 6-part series about Trayvon. After winning a heated bidding war for the rights of two books, “Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It” and “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin,” Trayvon’s story will finally come to the small screen. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Suspicion Nation” was written by Lisa Bloom, who documents her experience covering the Zimmerman trial for NBC. Trayvon’s parents, SybrinaFulton and TracyMartin, wrote “Rest in Power,” a more personal story about Trayvon’s childhood and the aftermath of his death. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The Weinstein Company, who Jay Z partnered with in September, is known for their work on the highly acclaimed film, FruitvaleStation.

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Club, England, and Future: LITTLE GEM Stephen Gerrard, aged 12 Future stars IT was with a sense of Gerrard, a gem from great satisfoction that I Huyton, could be the next saw England Schoolboys on our production line. He defeat the Republic of Ire- attends Cardinal Heenan School and already rep- land 1-0 at Readin Jamie resents Liverpool Schools was the scorer and his pro- Under-14s although he is gress has been well docu- only 12 years old mented in the Review. has enormous natu- last year, it was the turn rol talent and is aliverpool of lain Brunskill to rep- fan through and through, resent the Club in His attitude to coaching England's colours he and personal development played in all eight of their isajoy to see and our staff games last season. He has are genuinely excited by maintained his progress his prospects and played every Sunday Stephen has already for us in Under-16 games. been brought to the atten- He has also made sev- tion of the FA Notional eral appearances the A Coaching staff as "one for and B teams and been in the future" and no effort the Youth Team squad will be spared to create Outstanding potention the right environment for has to be recognised and him and his talents to nurtured and Stephen develop at this dub STEVE HEIGHWAY Deportes y risos en MEMEDEPORTES.COM Otro periódico que ya lo había predicho futurestars gerrard leyenda liverpool periodico humor memedeportes memondo

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