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EVOLUTION OF TRADITIONAL TO NEW MEDIA
As years pass by, the improvement of media and technology is continuous from cave paintings to internet, from pre-industrial to new/information age and will improve in the future for the improvement of the society and mankind.
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Clay tablets in Mesopotamia
Papyrus in Egypt
Acta Diurna in Rome
Dibao in China
Codex in Mayan region
Printing press using wood blocks
Printing press for mass production (1900)
Newspaper- The London Gazette (1740)
Motion picture photography/projection (1890)
Commercial motion pictures (1913)
Motion picture with sound (1926)
Large Electronic Computers
Mainframe computers - i.e. IBM 704 (1960)
Web browsers: Mosaic (1993)
Internet Explorer (1995)
Blogs: Blogspot (1999)
Portable computers- laptops (1980)
PRE-INDUSTRIAL AGE People discovered fire, developed paper from plants, and forged weapons and tools with stone, bronze, copper and iron
INDUSTRIAL AGE (1700S TO 1930S) People used the power of steam, developed machine tools, established iron production, and the manufacturing of various products (including books through the printing press)
ELECTRONIC AGE (1930S TO 1980S) •The invention of the transistor ushered in the electronic age. People harnessed the power of transistors that led to the transistor radio, electronic circuits, and the early computers. In this age, long distance communication became more efficient.
NEW/ INFORMATION AGE (1900S TO 2000S) • The Internet paved the way for faster communication and the creation of the social network. People advanced the use of microelectronics with the invention of personal computers, mobile devices, and wearable technology. Moreover, voice, image, sound and data are digitalized. We are now living in the information age.
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