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Notificator: Primitive Twitter or High-Tech Bulletin Board?

by Lambert Varias
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The article below, published in 1935 in the magazine Modern Mechanix, shows off a “robot messenger” called the Notificator, a gadget so nice Boing Boing posted it twice:

notificator 20th century twitter

If I was alive during that time, instead of relying on this machine I would have hired teenagers to do the job; all they needed was a booth, and they could receive messages all day long, not to mention keep them for more than two hours. Would’ve made me a pretty penny.

[via Boing Boing]

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