How a Hardware Genius Turned a 1930s Teletype Into a Linux Terminal


YouTuber Marc Verdiell, a.k.a. CuriousMarc, has turned a 1930s teletype machine into a Linux terminal. To do that, he had to make circuitry and programming that translates five-bit Baudot code into eight-bit ASCII code. Let’s take a crash course in the history of over-wire communication.

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