The iPad of 1935

The iPad of 1935

Smithsonian:

The April, 1935 issue of Everyday Science and Mechanics included this nifty invention which was to be the next logical step in the world of publishing. Basically a microfilm reader mounted on a large pole, the media device was supposed to let you sit back in your favorite chair while reading your latest tome of choice.

Don’t show this to Michael Dell. He might think it’s a good idea and start making them.

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