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By Irving Fang

What Greek thinker concept writing might damage a student’s reminiscence? used to be the poet Byron’s daughter the 1st machine programmer? Who performs extra games, ladies over 18 or teenage boys?

In Alphabet to net: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang seems to be at every one medium of verbal exchange in the course of the centuries, asking not just, "What happened?" but additionally, "How did society swap due to this new verbal exchange medium?" and, "How are we varied as a result?"

Examining the impression of alternative media on a large, ancient scale—among them mass printing, the telegraph, movie, the web, and advertising—Alphabet to Internet takes us from the 1st scratches of writing and the origins of mail to ultra-modern games, the common and day-by-day use of smartphones, and the impression of social media in political uprisings around the globe. A timeline on the finish of every bankruptcy areas occasions in standpoint and permits scholars to pinpoint key moments in media history.

Now in its 3rd version, Alphabet to web presents a full of life, considerate, and obtainable advent to media history.

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