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Author Wheen, Andrew

Title Dot-dash to Dot.com : how modern telecommunications evolved from the telegraph to the internet / Andrew Wheen

Publ Info New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : published in association with Praxis Pub., [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HE7631 .W5 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 301 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Springer-Praxis books in popular science
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The birth of an industry -- The telegraph goes global -- A gatecrasher spoils the party -- Early telephone networks -- Going digital -- A bit of wet string -- The last mile -- Computers get chatty -- The birth of the Internet -- Life in cyberspace -- The mobile revolution -- When failure is not an option -- What comes next?
LC subject Telecommunication -- History
Telecommunication -- Technological innovations
ISBN 9781441967596
1441967591
1441967605
9781441967602