Computers had come a long way by the 1980s. With only a few gadgets you could even get the weather report right to your computer screen without having to wait for the evening news.
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David Pye gave the 1985 Christmas Lectures "Communicating" about the incredible world of communication. From the man-made satellite dishes to the complex biological system of bat communication.
In the sixth lecture of the series, David Pye explores the evolution of computing technology.
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