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WORK The Work Magazine Reprint Project

WORK No. 162 - Published April 23, 1892


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Disclaimer: Articles in Work describe materials and methods that would not be considered safe or advisable today. We are not responsible for the content of these magazines, and cannot take any responsibility for anyone attempting projects or procedures described therein.
The first issue of Work was published on March 23rd, 1889. The goal of this project is to release digital copies of the individual issues starting on the same date in 2012, effectively republishing the materials 123 years to the day from their original release.
The original printing was on thin, inexpensive paper. There are many cases of uneven inking and bleed-through from the page behind. Our copies of Work come from bound library volumes of these issues and are subject to unfavorable trimming, missing covers, etc. To minimize harm to these fragile volumes, we've undertaken the task of scanning the books ourselves. We do considerable post processing of the scans to make them clear but please bear with us if a margin is clipped too close, or a few words are unreadable. We would like to thank James Vasile and Karl Fogel for their help in supplying us with a book scanner and enabling this project to get off the ground.
You are welcome to download, print, and pretty much do what you want with the scan for your own personal purposes. Feel free to post a link or a copy on your blog or website. All we ask is a link back to the original project and this blog. We are not answering requests for commercial downloads or reprinting at this time.

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04/23/2015 Steven
Tesla was quite a bit off the mark about wireless transmission of non-ionizing electricity as a transmission method for electricity but he was right about electrical energy use becoming ubiquitous in daily life both in industrial and personal terms. If this world doesn't implode first the advent of distributed "off grid" electricity via a variety of methods, especially solar panels, will bring just as much change over the next coming decades as has already occurred since Edison set up his first electrical generation power plants in New York and New Jersey until now. Technology is the Great Accelerator, of most anything, be it good or bad. Maybe one day the world will learn to only let the good persist, both in technologies and in ourselves. I'm probably unjustifiably optimistic. :-)
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