Getty is by far the juiciest role here: canny, duplicitous when it suits him, hunched over a telex machine
perusing strips of paper with the latest stock prices.
In theory, the 1975 Sexual Discrimination Act should have made sexual harassment in the workplace as outdated as carbon copies and the telex machine
Changing attitudes was another thing entirely.
In theory, the 1975Sexual Discrimination Act should have made sexual harassment in the workplace as outdated as carbon copies and the telex machine
But after his election rally at Solapur in 1989, when I approached the CTO to ask if they had a telex machine
or would I have to depend on morse codes again, the post master there said, "Why telegrams?
When adequate time had elapsed and one arrived back at the Cable Office with a new story, the first thing one did was to steal a glance at the telex machine
Since 1950, there have been many advances in technology; the mimeograph, photo static copier (it took 10 minutes for each page to be printed), xerox copier, telex machine
, electric typewriter, CB, fax machine, computer, cell phone, Blackberry, IPad, etc.
Give a telex machine
to the nextpersonwhosaysthat,andaddthekindoffrustra- tion attached to it.
I translated the statement literally, and the typists were being handed out the pages from my hands to type them on the telex machine
, before fax and e-mail were invented.
It did have a telex machine
, which was regarded as very hi-tech and was kept under lock and key in a special office, with only one member of staff authorised to operate it.
In an interview for the history, Boucher noted the consulate's humble beginnings on an upper floor of an aging hotel--and the old black telex machine
that sat on a board on top of a bathtub.
What sets them apart is that they grew up children of the information age, not remembering a time when people wrote letters, not e-mails; when the telex machine
was the only way to get text across countries; and when the television universe had less than a dozen channels--half of them UHF.
Fax machines were a newfangled nightmare for corporate executives fond of the telex machine