In 1985, fiber optic cables were just starting to get widely adopted. David Pye shows the principles behind them and how old telephone cables were swapped out for new ones.
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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.
The fourth lecture, titled "The Pace of Technology" charts how technology is continually evolving, with examples such as telegrams, telephones, radio, television and fiber optics.
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