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    In the beginning of the 19th century, cities were growing and railroads were expanding, but people couldn't send or receive messages in a short amount of time. One example of how news and messages were transmitted was the Pony Express. There were some electrical communications, but they were either too slow or too complicated. Railroads were helping expand the country quickly, they were connecting cities to each other, but there needed to be some form of communication to pass messages throughout America. That is what Samuel Morse and his new system of telegraphy successfully achieved. In the early 1800’s, all of the required parts that were needed to build an electrical communication system had been discovered. The most important of these were the battery by Volta, the relationship between electric current and magnetism by Oersted, and the electromagnet by Henry (Oersted). The only thing that…

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    Decentralization, the most important distinction of Internet discourse makes Internet not comparable to the telegraph, radio, and television. Prior to the age of telegraphy, oral and typographic culture are the main stream communication methods, “the American was still a composite of regions, each conversing in its own ways, addressing its own interests.” Then telegraph changed this by “erased state lines, collapsed regions, and wrapping the continent in an information grid”(P65). After…

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    Essay on “Time and Distance Overcome” In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell demonstrated his telephone that helped people communicate over longer distance. However, with this invention also followed multiple problems. Problems which Eula Biss’ essay “Time and distance overcome” from 2008, recounts. In the essay she focusses on the different aspects of the telephone and especially the telephone pole, and why the history of the telephone pole might not be as stainless as one might think The essay is…

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    Nearfieldcommunication, 2017 www.nearfieldcommunicationnfc.net/nfc-telegraph-history.html. Accessed 25 November 2017. “History of The Telegraph in Communications.” Shortel, 2017 www.shoretel.com/history-telegraph-communications. Accessed 25 November 2017. How did the telegraph affect the economy?” Enotes, 2017 www.enotes.com/homework-help/how-did-telegraph-affect-economy-581617. Accessed 25 November 2017. “How did the telegraph improve american life during the industrial revolution.” Enotes…

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    Telegrams Always Bring Bad News “It’s only for a little while,” my father explained the day he left. “I’ll be back before your birthday.” But my father left our home in Cleveland, Ohio for New York City months ago. Today is July 6, 1892… four days from my birthday. I’ve heard my mother and father discussing tragic railroad accidents many times, so when my father revealed that he was taking a train to New York, I was shocked. “What about all the horrible things that could happen?” I asked my…

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    during the 1800s in “The Annihilation of Time and Space,” which is excerpted from her interesting historical book, River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West. In the article, Solnit argued the invention of photography, railroad, and telegraphy, which greatly impact people’s life by changing time and space. Through the paper, Solnit used other historical scholarships as evidence to support her thoughts. The intended audiences would be those people who interest in…

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    Marx also claims that capitalism is a dehumanization process that produces alienation. The objective of corporations is to try and make as much profit as they can. More workers naturally mean obtain more product quicker. However, because of the new technological advances, they found a new means to replace hand labor with machines. Marx sustained that “Capitalist seek to replace workers with machines” (qtd, in Handout book 17). Machines like railroads, steam engine, and telegraphy made the…

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    Telemedicine has become a crucial part of the healthcare world. It is crucial that rural hospitals are able to receive help from other physicians to keep helping their patients. As well as allow patients from rural areas to be able to reach out to their physicians who are in far off places. There is no denying that rural hospitals are in danger of shutdown because of lack of equipment, staff, money and a great number of other necessities. However, medical care has evolved over the course of the…

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    John Stone Research Paper

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    original contributions of high frequency long distance directive transmission. With this early contribution it was stated as the greatest of this series of inventions, an antenna array in which vertical directivity is imparted to the beam for the first time by means of dipoles stacked vertically, one above the other. Yet another patent in the early years of short wave long distance art. People tend to say that Stone may be the father of the three-dimensional antenna array. John Stone Stone one…

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    Without the work of Thomas Edison the world be very different than it is now, due to how much we rely on his inventions. During the Industrial Revolution numerous inventions were created to improve the lives of Americans. Without the inventions of Thomas Edison, the world would be much different than it is now because we would not have the technology to live. Edison’s life had a big impact on the inventions he created. Edison was born in Milan, Ohio on February 11, 1847. He went to school…

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