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An Isolated Invention

Xerography had practically no foundation in previous scientific work. Chet [Carlson] put together a rather odd lot of phenomena, each of which was relatively obscure in itself and none of which had previously been related in anyone’s thinking . The … Continue reading

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In the Beginning

In the beginning there was handwriting and it was useful. It was however limited. Rooms of scribes were required to copy even a single manuscript. Books were restricted to the very wealthy and the average person existed in ignorance. Next … Continue reading

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What is a Photocopier?

A photocopier (also known as a copier or copy machine) is a machine that makes paper copies of documents and other visual images quickly and cheaply. Wikipedia, October 10, 2014 It’s obvious. We all know what a photocopier is. We … Continue reading

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