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EDCMooc - A History of Communication

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ali franks

on 25 February 2013

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Transcript of EDCMooc - A History of Communication

Anyone could write any message, video, image, from anywhere, at any time, to anyone, instantly.

And there's no going back For many years the world, and humans, were isolated no, you plant
potatoes. and then...... citizens citizens citizens Until this point, an organisation could
disseminate one message to many,
or a personalised message to one. Hieroglyphics were
the first means of
generations. Paper was developed a
little over 2,000 years
ago in China, allowing
mobile, transgenerational,
complex, accurate
communication. Language came about in southern
Turkey, around 9,000 years ago,
allowing cooperation plant
potatoes! No, you plant
potatoes The invention of the
World Wide Web allows
connections. In the mid-fifteenth
century, Gutenburg
invents the movable-type
printing press, allowing
citizens to disseminate
information relatively easily. At the end of the 18th
century, the semaphore
telegraph is invented in
France, and later evolves
into the electrical
telegraph. Institutions
Government Until this moment,
communication operates
along feudal lines, Late 19th century: the
telephone is invented,
instant, two-way
conversation is made
possible. At the beginning of the 20th
century, the radio evolves into
the television, sound and image
can be distributed widely. For many centuries, drums were used to communicate concepts
over long distances.
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