Alexander Graham Bell Invented A “Photophone” That Sent Sound On Beams Of Light (Cool Weird Awesome 1250)

Alexander Graham Bell is best known for the telephone, but he thought his light-based calling system, the photophone was way more important... so much so that he even tried to name his daughter Photophone Bell.

By |2024-06-03T07:46:06-04:00June 3, 2024|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

39 Years After Making The First Phone Call, Alexander Graham Bell Joined A Transcontinental Conference Call (Cool Weird Awesome 466)

Today's an interesting anniversary for those of us doing virtual meetings, parties and play dates: the anniversary of the first transcontinental conference call, starting at the Panama-Pacific International Exhibition in San Francisco and calling a very special guest in New York.

By |2024-06-03T07:46:59-04:00January 25, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |
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