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Evolution of Media
2 Jan 2018
2 Jan 2018
PREHISTORIC AGE Oral language is the medium of communication.
38,000 BCE Cave paintings or parietal art, are painted drawings on cave walls or ceilings
Clay tablets were used as a writing medium, especially for writing in cuneiform, throughout the Bronze Age and well into the Iron Age.
Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in antiquity as a method of printing on textiles and later paper.
INDUSTRIAL AGE (1700s-1930s) People used the power of steam, developed machine tools, established iron production, and the manufacturing of various products
AUGUST 3, 1920 Radio as the fastest means of communication with people from the urban to the rural areas.
MARCH 10, 1876 The telephone was also invented to expedite communication for the people as well as for the growth of the different businesses.
1868 A typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for writing characters similar to those produced by printer's movable type.
1830-1840 The telegraph revolutionized long-distance communication. It worked by transmitting electrical signals over a wire laid between stations.
1947 Transistor radio is a small portable radio receiver that uses transistor-based circuitry.
1941 Television is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome and in two or three dimensions and sound.
1954 IBM 704 was introduced by IBM in 1954, is the first mass-produced computers with floating point arithmetic hardware.
1970 Personal Computer is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities,and price make it feasible for individual use.
INFORMATION AGE The Internet paved the way for faster communication and the creation of the social network.
1995 Internet Explorer is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft.
2000 - Present Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat emerged.
2000 - Presnt Smartphone competition grew. Tech giants like Apple, Samsung, dominates the market.
1768 A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium.
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