Immaculate Telegraphy

.36 volts from the Immaculate Telegraph

Could humans at any point in history, given the right information, construct an electronic communication network? Over the course of 6 weeks, Jamie O'Shea built a working electrical telegraph switch in the wilderness, using no modern tools or materials. He learned to make stone tools, start fires, melt metals from rocks and finally construct a voltage producing object, showing that such technology doesn't neccessitate modern industry, only modern knowledge. The resulting Immaculate Telegraph is the first step towards an ahistorical internet.

Project Created: 
November 2009