The etheric call of the wild {1908}

Ries Straver

Radio waves move outward from their source at the speed of light in the same way that waves move away from a pebble dropped into a pond of water. At some point the radio signals become equivalent to the ambient noise level through scattering and absorption. The data cross-breeds in a wild orgy of information and looses its original shape and meaning, evolving into something it was never intended to be. On January 12th, 1908, Lee De Forest, an American inventor with Dutch origins, transmitted the first ever long-distance radio message from the Eiffel tower in France. A milestone in wireless communication and the beginning of an endless stream of advancing electromagnetic intelligence.
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