A 19th Century Geek

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Did Geeks, as we know them today: polymaths, introverted, shy with the opposite sex exist in earlier times? They sure did.

Matthew Connell from The Powerhouse Museum introduced me to a William Stanley Jevons. A true geek of the 19th Century.

Who is Jevons?

He lived at the same time as Babbage, and invented the Logic Piano amongst many other geeky things. An early amateur photographer, he photographed an early Australia with an unique eye.

In this episode of The Geek Stories, hear and see a story of a true 19th Century Geek.


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