Messaging Before the Internet?Early Electrical Telegraphs [Historical]

  title={Messaging Before the Internet?Early Electrical Telegraphs [Historical]},
  author={Massimo Guarnieri},
  journal={IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine},
  • M. Guarnieri
  • Published 1 March 2019
  • History
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine
We currently live in an age so dominated by easy access to information through the Internet that people born in the last three decades have been referred to as digital natives [1]. According to some historians, the Internet constitutes the fourth epoch-making phase of the evolution of communication, which started some 60,000 years ago with the development of language; the other two main steps were the development of writing, roughly 5,000 years ago, and printing, 11 and five centuries ago in… 
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