A brief history of the evolution of communication.
Non-verbal communications where the first to emerge and become common. While first including sounds from instruments such as drums and smoke emitted from smoke stacks in a controlled fashion to communicate over long distances, more forms emerged gradually. They include the following:
As a need for speed in communications grew, the development of verbal communication advanced dramatically. Some of these advancements include:
Even more advancements have been made in to further our ease with communicating, specifically relating to inventions involving the computer. Such advancements include:
1951 Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC) created
Instant Messaging and Calling
2003 Skype was released which allows for instant video calling and messaging
The advancements and inventions discussed here could never account for all of the advancements made over time. They are but a brief overview. Along the way many other advancements were made and currently there are thousands of ways to communicate.
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