Geek Fact for November 21st


In 1877
, Thomas Edison announced the invention of his “talking machine.”

Later dubbed the phonograph, the “talking machine” recorded and played sound using a tin-foil cylinder.

Learn more at http://lightandsound.net.au/HistoryOfTalkingMachine.htm
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