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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Mystery History

Where are we? And what's happening?

The first person to guess correctly will win lunch with me –– I'll buy yours and you'll buy mine. 

Remember, leave your brief guess as a comment on this blog post but don't try to give the entire back story (that's my job).

I'll have the full scoop on Thursday.


  1. This is the old-timey equivalent to Gary Kasparov's chess game with the computer.

  2. Something to do with the introduction of an automated telephone exchange, replacing operators?

  3. "The Ladies Companion" Butler, vibrator and vending machine all in one.

  4. These 1920s women are playing bridge with a robot who follows instructions phoned to him. I