Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Development of a New Medium

There was a time when landline telephones were the main means of communications. Over the past 30 years, many new forms of communication have become available. Whether it be cell phones, fax machines, or the internet we now have a choice. The communication medium that is becoming more and more popular is the internet. It can be used to send emails, instant messages, and even video chat with people around the world from your personal computer. Do to the fact that most of us have grown up with the internet, a lot of us take advantage that we can do this almost instictually, but where did this technology come from and how did it get where it is today?

It may be hard to believe, but this new communication medium came about from a bombing and...

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