Ep 276: Binary boats and wireless

Binary boats and wireless

We spend some time with the ships and subs of the American Civil war, take our hats off to George Boole, and watch the beginning of radio.

Here are a couple of links with more about George Boole.

George Boole Bicentenary Celebrations

George Boole

Here are a couple of videos about spark gap transmitters.

How to build the simplest radio transmitter

Marconi Spark Gap Transmitter Demonstration

Here’s an article about spark gaps, and the history of radio.

Spark Gap Transmitter