Tag Archives: Morse code

The Power of Morse

By | March 31, 2007

Watching BBC correspondents and analysts poring over footage of the British sailors being ‘interviewed’ by their captors on Iranian television reminds me, as it must others, of the Vietnam war, and how captured American pilots were wheeled out for propaganda purposes. What has this got to do with technology? Well, if you recall, one Jeremiah Denton, a co-resident… Read More »

How To Beat The System With Your Hands

By | May 4, 2005

I remember reading about this extraordinary woman last year and wondering why more wasn’t made of her defiant protest: Now she seems to be getting some recognitions, such as this Washington Post piece — Sign-language interpreter had hand in Ukraine’s election (from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel) During the tense days of Ukraine’s presidential elections last year, Dmytruk staged… Read More »