Hear Alexander Graham Bell

Hear Alexander Graham Bell February 4, 2015

In this age of smart phones, we should honor the smartness of Alexander Graham Bell, who not only invented the telephone but made many other contributions to audio technology by figuring out how to translate sound waves into electronic signals.  Now researchers have discovered and restored the first and only recording of Bell’s voice, dated 1885.  Listen to it after the jump.

He is just reciting numbers until he gets to the very end.  Listen to the recording here:

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HT:  Paul McCain

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