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Pink Floyd’s Young Lust – Explained and Demystified

October 10, 2021

If you're a fan of Pink Floyd's Young Lust but are scratching you head as to all the beeps and boops you hear during the telephone call portion of the song - this article explains it all.

I've been meaning to write this article for a long time now, but waited until the site makeover was complete. Now I've finally gotten around to it. (grin)

 

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The Beginning of the End of AT&T Operators Started in 1992

October 4, 2021

It's hard to imagine almost 30 years ago that the first Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems were coming online to eventually replace operators. In fact, AT&T no longer has an operators. At all! They got rid of them several years ago. This video came out in October 2021, but it was recorded back in 1992. So take a look to see the beginning of the end.

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New Section – Various Virginia Telephone Recordings

May 24, 2021

Thanks to a contribution from a visitor, we have a new section - Various Virginia Telephone Recordings! Check it out!

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Telephone News

 

Pink Floyd’s Young Lust – Explained and Demystified

October 10, 2021

If you're a fan of Pink Floyd's Young Lust but are scratching you head as to all the beeps and boops you hear during the telephone call portion of the song - this article explains it all.

I've been meaning to write this article for a long time now, but waited until the site makeover was complete. Now I've finally gotten around to it. (grin)

 

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The Beginning of the End of AT&T Operators Started in 1992

October 4, 2021

It's hard to imagine almost 30 years ago that the first Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems were coming online to eventually replace operators. In fact, AT&T no longer has an operators. At all! They got rid of them several years ago. This video came out in October 2021, but it was recorded back in 1992. So take a look to see the beginning of the end.

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The UK Speaking Clock

April 27, 2021

A great video on the UK Speaking Clock and its history.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVeMNrwRO-A

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