NEW PRODUCTS: Hail, the Conquering Button

In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley created a repulsively antiseptic future world in which everything was done scientifically by push buttons and chemistry. Last week, as over 100,000 people trooped through Manhattan's Grand Central Palace at the National Business Show, first since 1941, it appeared that the pushbutton world had already closed in on businessmen.

Front-line lieutenants of the advancing buttons proudly manipulated some 3,000 machines, the last word in gadgets to count, add, substract, multiply, divide, duplicate (or do all six at once), type in any of 51 languages, stamp and...

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