Texting or Telegraph, which is faster?

Texting or Telegraph? Which is faster?

Texting is a major form of communication today, but is it faster than using the old form of communication, telegraphs?

Indiana University put this question to the test in the following video. Which method do you think won, texting or telegraphing?

Read more about the invention of the telegraph at: (Missing a tragic event was the impetus for a new way of communication by an artist)

The film below reveals the result of their test.

According to the video, it seems that we haven’t improved our speed much over the years.

 

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