The Incredible Talking Machine

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The beginning of sound recording was an extranomical feet, shaking the ground of modern technology at the time, but now it has developed so rapidly to support our need of human connection that you might be surprised how similar we are to those who first invented it. The process of refining and marketing the phonograph from the texts “The History of the Edison Cylinder Phonograph” and “The Incredible Talking Machine” by Randall Stross is similar to the development of the Audio Spotlight in Mark Fischetti’s “Psst…. Hey You.” Competitors that battle to be top dog in the dog park, profits that could make a man rich for life, and brains needed to make it possible are all things both modern and older sound businessmen had to deal with. In most any way of living, competitors can be the most dangerous to your job and have been around the sound business since it started.
Most all large companies or working men will face a competitor in their lifetime, someone who tries to take another's customers or sell someone else's product as their own, and Edison had many when word of his incredible talking machine got around. Edison had to deal with copycats and strong
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The process of refining and marketing the phonograph from the texts “The History of the Edison Cylinder Phonograph” and “The Incredible Talking Machine” by Randall Stross is similar to the development of the Audio Spotlight in Mark Fischetti’s “Psst…. Hey You.” The similarities between Pompei and Edison have taught us that no matter what year we are in, we will always have competitors, good and bad profits, and intelligent individuals that will steer us towards the bright future of

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