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The exhibition highlights the major changes and advances that communication technology has entailed. Overload of information and increasingly fast-paced communication in the present time provokes ideas about the submarine cable – the cord that carried telephone communication for the first time in Iceland over a century ago and was connected to land in Seyðisfjörður. When words fly, propelled by electricity, distance is relative between those who speak over the telephone or write telegraphs and facilitates much quicker their message than we are used to, with this many things that were impossible or to hard, will be much easier. […] Telegraphs […]

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