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The Fax Lives

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Children read a faxed newspaper in 1938.

The Atlantic reports on how the facsimile machine survives in 2018 nearly 80 years after its debut at the New York World’s fair in 1939 (though it was in use before that). Faxing became a key communications vehicle in the 1980’s. Its use declined with the internet and email.

Yet, faxing continues to be utilized, especially in the legal and medical fields … (click to read more)