Here’s an exciting 1981 news report, about how some day people will be able to download an entire newspaper and watch it with their breakfast right on their computer screen, no fuss, no fresh ink on their fingertips.
Do you believe it can happen in our lifetime? Mind you, like the anchor lady says, it takes over 2 hours to receive the entire paper over a phone line.
That’s about what it should take to download the front page of The Jewish Press…
Thanks to Jameel@Muqata for the link.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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