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Collage of 4 colour photographs showing a 1930s teleprinter on display along with detail close ups of its keys types and mechanism

1930s teleprinter (and details) located at the entrance of the Autumn 2012 exhibition entitled Go ask A.L.I.C.E.: Turing tests, parlor games, & chatterbots. Photographs by Samantha van Gerbig. For more information, visit the exhibition’s website: http://chsi.harvard.edu/chsi_goa.html