Communications

How the Future Began

Anthony Wilson

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Examines not only the developments that have brought us such conveniences of the information age as e-mail, cell-phones, and palm-top computers, but also offers valuable insight into a future brimming with amazing possibilities. The full spectrum of communications technology is covered, from Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics to the invention of the printing press, and the origins of today's Internet. Full-color spreads packed with informative captions, look at the past, present, and future of information systems in a variety of fields, including computers, entertainment, education, space, and personal communications. Communications is an ideal gift and a must-have resource for anyone who is curious about the Information Age. Illustrated timelines include major technological milestones and anticipated advances. Comprehensive glossary and index. "Crystal Ball" boxes feature predictions and highlight breakthroughs. "Blurred Vision" graphics show how people in the past envisioned the future. Related resources and websites.

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Anthony Wilson

Anthony Wilson was Head of Education at London's Science Museum.

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Communications
Anthony Wilson

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
September 1999
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753451793
ISBN10: 0753451794
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
11 1/5 x 8 4/5 inches, 64 pages, Illustrated in full color
Age Range: 10 and up
Grade Range: 5 and up
$15.95
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