If he wasn't aware of the possible consequences of his actions, then he isn't an engineer.
Without his work on the information theory, it seems that this feat would also not be possible (got my master in electronics a couple of years ago, and information theory was more important than both other points).
It's also quicker to create text than video.
We Belgians can use your national mammal with our national dish, carbonade flamande.
Your good nature will bring unbounded happiness.