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Life in the Age of Wireless: Thomas Dolby's State-of-the-Artwork

Toby Goldstein, Creem, December 1982

PERHAPS IN another century, Thomas Morgan Dolby Robertson would have been an explorer of science. I imagine him in an antique laboratory like another Thomas Edison, endlessly devising, improvising, extending the limits of communication. His would be no mere dusty research, but instead a quest to discover some new way to make human connection and then make it palatable to a world of cynics, doubters and escapists.

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