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By Clive Gifford, DK Publishing

From the horse convey to email, from newspapers to satellite tv for pc tv, the historical past and way forward for media and communications are explored in amazing Eyewitness sort. This beautiful quantity is choked with info and pictures concerning the very important innovations and advances during this swiftly altering box, together with the printing press, radio, telegraph, cell, and tv. find out how the media and strategies of verbal exchange are utilized in leisure, trade, army and safeguard functions, and the scoop.

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The project’s aim was to create a secure computer network that could survive damage to part of its systems. In the 1980s, the Internet was established as an effective way for academics to share knowledge, and by the early 1990s, the general public was using it for education, entertainment, and business. A few years later, the number of people using the Internet was growing by about one million each month. Diagram shows the layout of Paris’s Louvre gallery ART FOR EVERYONE Many museums, libraries, and art galleries have put part or all of their collections on the Internet.

Computer users anywhere in the world can view these collections on their screens by simply visiting the appropriate web site. Thousands of high-quality images and important background information are available to anyone with access to the Internet. ” Some chat rooms, such as Worldsaway, right, are virtual worlds, created with computer graphics, where each user controls a figure called an avatar. Avatars have a range of movements and expressions to make communication lifelike. SHOPPING ON THE INTERNET For little cost, individuals and small businesses, as well as big companies, can set up their own web sites and advertise their wares to a potential audience of millions.

People at work, like this engineer, could have access to huge amounts of reference material as well as instant visual and audio communication with experts on the other side of the world. Built-in mouse controller with buttons Adjustable headset, padded for extra comfort User looks through this eyepiece projector and magnifier Microphone picks up user’s speech for voiceactivated operation Images are projected onto this VGA color screen PORTABLE INTERNET This Xybernaut MAIV is one of the first truly practical mobile personal computers.

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