today's episode we take a long hard look at the telegraph, and try
to see how character encoding developed. We are dealing with 100%
pre-computing technology, but there are some shocking similarities
to later digital systems.
Welcome to Advent of Computing, the show that talks about the shocking, intriguing, and all too often relevant history of computing. A lot of little things we take for granted today have rich stories behind their creation, in each episode we will learn how older tech has lead to our modern world.