Dead Media

Francis Spufford digs into the history of four media inventions and discovers what each one says about our relationship with the mechanised world.

Episodes

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01The Semaphore Tower20000821
02The Linotype20000828

A look at the behemoth of printing.

03The Bbc Micro20000904
04 LASTThe Clock Of The Long Now20000911

Can an invention calibrated for ten thousand years defy death?