Tuesday, August 06, 2013
In the Victorian era, telegraph operators were the first people to live with virtual reality. Clive Thompson takes a look at a novel written in 1880 called "Wired Love: A Romance of Dots and Dashes", the story of a telegraph operator flirting with a man across the country
Copies in various formats are all free here via Project Gutenberg; see a typeset copy via Google Books.
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