Review of Reviews,  8 (1893), 40.

On the Edge of the Future. Problems in Steam and Electricity




Publications abstracted:

Robert H Thurston Engineering Review Cleveland L Moffett McClure's Magazine


Steam-power, Engineering, Progress, Skill, Steamships, Electricity, Miracle, Futurism

    Claims that the 'culmination of human ingenuity and skill seems to be presented in the new ocean steamers', and reports the notions of Alexander G Bell concerning the transmission of thought by electricity as well as his avowal that 'before long the deaf will be made to hear and the blind to see by the same brain-tickling capacity of this universal agent'.

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