Traces the history of communications from Egyptian hieroglyphics and Sumerian cuneiform to television and computer networksThe first machine with a keyboard and levers was the so-called tachygrapher, invented about 1823. ... In 1874 the Remington company presented the first practical typewriter and immediately put it into mass production. ... or symbol against an inked ribbon, which is in turn pressed onto the paper and leaves an imprint of the letter or symbol. THE PHOTOGRAPH A racing car speeding by, a running dog, .
|Author||:||Piero Ventura, Max Casalini|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - 1994-09|