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" telephone" has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us. "
The Big Book of Duh: A Bathroom Book - Page 34
by Bob Fenster - 2007 - 352 pages
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...impossible for the person who doesn't have to do it. 405 (Western Union memo, 1876) This 'telephone' communicatlon. The device is inherently of no value to us. 406 (West Indian calypso) The singer not...
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Mastering the Digital Marketplace: Practical Strategies for Competitiveness ...

Douglas F. Aldrich - Business & Economics - 1999 - 321 pages
...• ^--: THREE Intelligent Markets New Sources of Value in the Digital Marketplace "This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered...communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." — Western Union internal memo, 876 AS WE'VE EXPLAINED IN PREVIOUS CHAPTERS.THE DIGITAL ECONOMY...
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The Technology Machine: How Manufacturing Will Work in the Year 2000

Patricia E. Moody, Richard E. Morley - Business & Economics - 2001 - 336 pages
...have it, let it out; otherwise, go into marketing. 10 Silicon Life on a Carbon Planet This "telephone" has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered...communication. The device is inherently of no value to us. — WESTERN UNION INTERNAL MEMO, 1876 Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons. —...
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Straight to the Point!: The Leading Woman in Israeli Politics Speaks Her Mind

Limor Livnat - History - 1999 - 135 pages
...experts which considered the viability of a new invention. The committee concluded that "The device has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication." The inventor's, "fanciful predictions while they sound rosy, are based upon wild-eyed imagination and a...
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How to Think Like Einstein: Simple Ways to Break the Rules and Discover Your ...

Scott Thorpe - Education - 2000 - 242 pages
...of germs is ridiculous fiction." —Pierre Pachet, professor of physiology, 1872 "This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered...communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." —Internal Western Union memo, 1876 141 "Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible." —Lord...
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Duh!: The Stupid History of the Human Race

Bob Fenster - History - 2000 - 288 pages
...find oil? You're crazy." Western Union executive rejecting a new technology in 1876: "This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered...communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." An editorial in a Boston newspaper in 1865: "Well-informed people know it is impossible to transmit...
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Showdown with Diabetes

Deb Butterfield - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 284 pages
...Prevention of Diabetes," Diabetes Care (1996): 784. Chapter 13 Pancreas Transplantation This "telephone" has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered...communication. The device is inherently of no value to us. — Western Union internal memo, 1876 ^ o you think a pancreas transplant is a cure for dia| betes?"...
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Be True to Yourself: A Daily Guide for Teenage Girls

Amanda Ford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 395 pages
...Is for More Than Just Talking In 1876, a person at the company Western Union said that the telephone "has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is totally of no value to us." Western Union obviously didn't consult a teenage girl when making this...
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The Collected Papers of Nicholas A. Cummings: The value of psychological ...

Nicholas A. Cummings - Medical - 1999 - 446 pages
...professional psychology. {28} PRACTITIONER-DRIVEN MANAGED CARE: THE QUALITY SOLUTION This telephone has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. President, Western Union Internal Memo, 1876 IN 1876,THE telegraph was state-of-the-art communication,...
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Contemporary Themes in Humanities Higher Education

E.A. Chambers - Education - 2001 - 185 pages
...following examples demonstrate. In l876, it is said. Western Union suggested that the telephone had too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication and was inherently of no value to them; in l927, HN Warner of Warner Brothers felt that no one going...
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