Tell the Golden Ear

General Electric Co... is celebrating the golden anniversary of its program in Schenectady by replacing plant suggestion boxes with 'golden ears'; employees step on a treadle that activates tape recorders behind each gold-colored 'ear' and speak what's on their minds.
-Newsweek - Nov 26, 1956
     Posted By: Alex - Sun Feb 16, 2014
     Category: 1950s

Proof that there were yuppies way back in the middle ages!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/16/14 at 09:25 AM
The Mahogany Row version of the tin-ear?
Posted by TheCannyScot in Atlanta, GA on 02/16/14 at 10:21 AM
Yes, then management could recognize the voices and figure out who the complainers were. Or else there was no tape in the machine.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/16/14 at 10:52 AM
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