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Technological self-destruction

Humans have a knack for innovation. Everything from the telegraph to the smart phone revolutionized the way people went about their daily lives. When Edward Whitehouse first arranged for a transatlantic telegraph cable, it took several attempts, with two ships, … Continue reading

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Week 6 Victorian Internet Response

In terms of communication innovations, one could argue that the development of the telegraph was the most instrumental. Communication technologies still widely used today, such as the telephone and the Internet, certainly have their origins in the telegraph. They all … Continue reading

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