Electronic wizardry is all well and good, but what we need are inventions to get rid of boring jobs.
It was a boring half-hour every morning sitting under a streetlight on Mr. Aylor’s Gulf station curb and folding copies of the Miami Herald. I dreamed of an automatic folding machine that would allow shooting of the paper toward the front porch with an air cannon. Some of my Surfside customers who woke from the thunk on the front door of a tightly folded Herald tossed from my speeding ’39 Ford may have thought I already had invented the cannon.
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