Modernist Ungapotch #3


The Dictascrivener' , 1898 'The Patterson-Armitage Dictascrivener of 1898 was an early attempt to perfect a method of effecting transfer of thought to paper without program or mediation. The gentle voltage passing through the barrel of the Dictascrivener emitted a vibratory stimulus which would allegedly trigger a discharge of dazzling revelations.'

2 comments:

Critical Theory at USC said...

Do you have a source on this? Amazing find.

Daniel Riccuito said...

I lifted it from some blog and trusted their (unsourced) description.