A Thinking Person
Formerly known as Quriosity.com, A Thinking Person is a repository of writings by Al Bredenberg, writer and consultant. Although Quriosity and A Thinking Person as distinct sites only go back to 2009, the writings themselves started in about 2001.
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Mechanical Transmission of Power With Endless Rope Drives: More Efficient Than Electricity?
Wire rope transmission in 1896. Source: Stadtarchiv Schaffhausen. Kris De Decker at Low-tech Magazine has published a fascinating article discussing rope drives, a 19th-century technology that was used, especially in Europe, to transmit power over shor...7 weeks ago
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