The Origins Of The Black Box

May 12, 2014

Black boxes actually aren't generally black, like this one from a boat. They are used to collect voyage data from ships and planes.
Black boxes actually aren't generally black, like this one from a boat. They are used to collect voyage data from ships and planes.
Credit Flickr Photo/Adventures of KM&G-Morris

Ross Reynolds talks to Joseph Janes, University of Washington professor from the information school, about the origins of the black box in airplanes. Janes is host of the podcast "Documents That Changed The World."