Communication of information and documents over great distances has improved remarkably over the past decades, but former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens probably remembers when it really was a series of tubes. Here’s a nice bit of nostalgia for those of us who can remember the thrill of the whoosh!

(Thanks to Stewart Wills’ Twitter feed for the pointer.)

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Kent Anderson

Kent Anderson

Kent Anderson is the CEO of RedLink and RedLink Network, a past-President of SSP, and the founder of the Scholarly Kitchen. He has worked as Publisher at AAAS/Science, CEO/Publisher of JBJS, Inc., a publishing executive at the Massachusetts Medical Society, Publishing Director of the New England Journal of Medicine, and Director of Medical Journals at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Opinions on social media or blogs are his own.