From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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This book is almost shocking to the many who (like me) thought the internet was a communication revolution.Published 27 days ago by Gerald McKibben
I picked up this book because I was curious how messages in a telegraph system were routed. But I learned much more then that! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ronald J. Legere
I am very much enjoying this book, both as an internet and IoT engineer.Published 5 months ago by dreyna
Thin book that reads itself. Very interesting background on the scope and challenges facing early telecommunications network, and why the telegraphic networks were such a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Chris in Montana
This is an excellent source detailing the wide variety of uses telecommunications had at an early date, including the transmittal of drawings and photographs. Read morePublished 8 months ago by TERRY A DELBENE author of 'Dem Bon'z
I found myself telling people how the impact of the telegraph was so similar to the impact of the internet. Read morePublished 8 months ago by MomShops
The author works very hard to draw parallels between the telegraph system and the internet. When he is not drawing parallels, but is simply telling the story of how the telegraph... Read morePublished 9 months ago by J. Harshbarger
Amazing to realize how quickly a technology can change the world and then in a blink become obsolete. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer