In 1939, an astonishing new machine debuted at the New York World’s Fair. It was called the “Voder” and looked sort of like a futuristic church organ. An operator placed her hands on a keyboard and then played something the world had never heard before. A synthesized voice.
On November 24, 2015, the Wu-Tang Clan sold its most recent album, "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin," through an online auction house. It would exist as only one copy—as an LP. This album would have only one owner, and thus, perhaps, only one listener.
Susie McKinnon is happily married, working full time and living a good life. But one thing sets her apart. She has no memories of her life. She hasn't lost her memory; She’s never been able to have one.