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UK Man Builds Homemade Ticker-Tape Machine That Prints Tweets
2013-08-23 11:27:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A UK man has developed a modern-day version of the 19th century ticker-tape machine that prints out tweets instead of stock price information. The new machine, named "Twittertape," was developed by 32-year-old web developer, Adam Vaughan, from Cumbria in the UK. The device was built from scratch using second-hand parts from clocks. "I have a keen interest in history and have always been fascinated by ticker-tape machines as a design...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.