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Stephen Downes

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A headline from fifty years ago? No, it's from last week. The Western Union telegraph has a long and storied history but it's odd to think of people still sending telegrams in 2006, illustrative of the time it takes one technology to replace another. Still, I never sent a telegram in my life. Now, I guess, I never will.

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