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Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 15:34:59 -0700
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I should have done some Googling before I asked about the
telectroscope.  The real device is apparently as fascinating a piece
of technological fiction as anything Twain might have written about
its inventor!

However, the idea did not die with Jan Szcsepanik.  It was finally
brought to fruition just last year in a breakthrough (in more than
one sense of the word) that should have received more general
recognition than it has.  Here's the full report: Be sure to read all the links...

(Next I have a bridge in London to sell you).