[COMPLETE]The Romance of Modern Electricity, by Charles R. Gibson - icequeen

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Post by icequeen » May 9th, 2022, 3:49 pm

The Romance of Modern Electricity, by Charles R. Gibson (1870 - 1931)

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-romance-of-modern-electricity-by-charles-r-gibson/

From the series, The Library of Romance, the reader is introduced in this book to the modern concepts of electricity. The author discusses how man came to know about electricity, and how it powers the world of 1910. (Summary by )
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/romanceofmoderne00gibsrich

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This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.

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[*]Project Code: DWRbjNC7
[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available):
[*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 33
[*]Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
[*]Original publication date (if known): 1905
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Science/Astronomy, Physics & Mechanics

Keywords that describe the book: electricity, magnetism

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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs

Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

Say:
"Chapter # of The Romance of Modern Electricity. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The Romance of Modern Electricity, by Charles R. Gibson. Chapter # Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of chapter #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of The Romance of Modern Electricity, by Charles R. Gibson."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: romanceofmodernelectricity_##_gibson_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. romanceofmodernelectricity_01_gibson_128kb.mp3)

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Post by Availle » May 9th, 2022, 4:12 pm

*le sigh*
Why are people doing this to me... :?:

If you don't mind me claiming so much, could I please read 3, 11, 17, 24, 30, 32 ?
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Post by icequeen » May 9th, 2022, 4:15 pm

We are ready for readers! (Oh, wait, I see Ava has posted!)
Ann

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Post by icequeen » May 9th, 2022, 4:15 pm

Availle wrote:
May 9th, 2022, 4:12 pm
*le sigh*
Why are people doing this to me... :?:

If you don't mind me claiming so much, could I please read 3, 11, 17, 24, 30, 32 ?
Because we love you very much, and we know that you love these types of projects!

I don't mind at all, so all those sections are yours! Thank you!
Ann

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » May 9th, 2022, 7:10 pm

I would like to claim 23 and 25, please. :)
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Post by icequeen » May 9th, 2022, 7:58 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
May 9th, 2022, 7:10 pm
I would like to claim 23 and 25, please. :)
Chapters 23 and 25 are yours! Thanks Jo!
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Post by icequeen » May 9th, 2022, 7:59 pm

Well, since we are 25% claimed, we should move over to Readers Wanted!
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Post by silverquill » May 9th, 2022, 8:42 pm

May I read 6 and 9?
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Post by icequeen » May 9th, 2022, 8:44 pm

silverquill wrote:
May 9th, 2022, 8:42 pm
May I read 6 and 9?
As a ham radio operator, I had to learn Morse code, now a long lost skill, however. :roll:
You may! Thanks Larry!
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Post by yourbookvoice » May 10th, 2022, 10:17 am

I'd like to claim the following section:

1 The Part Electricity Played Link to text Open

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Post by Ciufi » May 10th, 2022, 12:29 pm

I'd like to claim 2 and 18, please.

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Post by icequeen » May 10th, 2022, 7:20 pm

yourbookvoice wrote:
May 10th, 2022, 10:17 am
I'd like to claim the following section:

1 The Part Electricity Played Link to text Open

Thank you,
Kerry Adams
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Chapter 1 is yours! Thanks Kerry!
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Post by icequeen » May 10th, 2022, 7:20 pm

Ciufi wrote:
May 10th, 2022, 12:29 pm
I'd like to claim 2 and 18, please.
Chapters 2 and 18 are yours! Thanks Ciufi!
Ann

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Post by petermosier » May 11th, 2022, 10:46 am

Hi,

I would like these sections:

4 What is Magnetism?
5 How Magnetism is Related to Electricity

Thanks!

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