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By Irving Fang

What Greek thinker idea writing may damage a student’s reminiscence? was once the poet Byron’s daughter the 1st laptop programmer? Who performs extra games, girls over 18 or teenage boys?

In Alphabet to web: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang appears to be like at every one medium of conversation in the course of the centuries, asking not just, "What happened?" but in addition, "How did society switch due to this new conversation medium?" and, "How are we assorted as a result?"

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

Now in its 3rd version, Alphabet to net presents a full of life, considerate, and available creation to media history.

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