From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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Fantastic history book about a period which gets no respect. Well written and researched. Highly recommended.Published 26 days ago by Conrad Hoss
A look at the social and economic impact of the first high speed communications medium, the telegraph. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Tom Standage writes in a very readable manner and fills in the little known background behind familiar 19th century inventions.Published 1 month ago by Anne Murcek
I really enjoyed reading this. It was fascinating to learn about historical inventions.Published 3 months ago by Katy Balbach
Enjoyable read of the history of the telegraph - its invention and spread. Lots of interesting parallels to the internet/email.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is almost shocking to the many who (like me) thought the internet was a communication revolution.Published 6 months 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 9 months ago by Ronald J. Legere
I am very much enjoying this book, both as an internet and IoT engineer.Published 11 months ago by dreyna