The History of Networks, from Telegraphs to Twitter

 
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    May 24, 2011 at 6:50 am

    In 1838, Samuel Morse sent the first Morse code message via electrical telegraph, revolutionizing the world of long-distance communication and launching the world into networking bliss. A lot has happened in the world of telecommunications and mass transportation since then. From subway trains to the internet, networks make the world go ’round. Luckily, the cool people at GetSatisfaction have put together this incredible infographic to guide you through the history of networks.

    history-of-networks-infographic

    (via GetSatisfaction)

     
     
     
    3 Comments
    1. JMontes says:

      awesome presentation!
      page bookmarked for future reference. 🙂
      thanks!

    2. The London Underground used steam-powered engines until the first deep-live lines in the late 19th century.

    3. ZagYee says:

      Should be interesting to see how that turns out.

     
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