The Evolution of Traditional Media

  • 35,000 BCE

    Pre-Industrial Age: Cave Paintings

    Pre-Industrial Age: Cave Paintings
  • 2500 BCE

    Pre-Industrial Age: Papyrus (Egypt: 2500 B.C.)

    Pre-Industrial Age: Papyrus (Egypt: 2500 B.C.)
  • 2400 BCE

    Pre-Industrial Age: Clay Tablets (Mesopotamia: 2400 B.C.)

    Pre-Industrial Age: Clay Tablets (Mesopotamia: 2400 B.C.)
  • 130 BCE

    Pre-Industrial Age: Acta Diurna (Rome: 130 B.C.)

    Pre-Industrial Age: Acta Diurna (Rome: 130 B.C.)
  • 5

    Pre-Industrial Age: Mayan Codex

    Pre-Industrial Age: Mayan Codex
  • 220

    Pre-Industrial Age: Dibao (China: 2nd Century)

    Pre-Industrial Age: Dibao (China: 2nd Century)
  • 220

    Pre-Industrial Age: Woodblock Printing (or block printing: 220 A.D.)

    Pre-Industrial Age: Woodblock Printing (or block printing: 220 A.D.)
  • Industrial Age: The London Gazette (Newspaper) (1640)

    Industrial Age: The London Gazette (Newspaper) (1640)
  • Industrial Age: Punch Cards

    Industrial Age: Punch Cards
  • Industrial Age: Telegraph

    Industrial Age: Telegraph
  • Industrial Age: Typewriter

    Industrial Age: Typewriter
  • Industrial Age: Telephone

    Industrial Age: Telephone
  • Industrial Age: Motion Picture Photography/Projection

    Industrial Age: Motion Picture Photography/Projection
  • Industrial Age: Printing Press

    Industrial Age: Printing Press
  • Industrial Age: Commercial Motion Pictures

    Industrial Age: Commercial Motion Pictures
  • Industrial Age: Motion Picture with Sound

    Industrial Age: Motion Picture with Sound
  • Electronic Age: Television

    Electronic Age: Television
  • Electronic Age: Transistor Radio

    Electronic Age: Transistor Radio
  • Electronic Age: Largest Electronic Computers (EDSAC/UNIVAC 1)

    Electronic Age: Largest Electronic Computers (EDSAC/UNIVAC 1)
  • Electronic Age: Mainframe Computers

    Electronic Age: Mainframe Computers
  • Electronic Age: OHP (OverHead Projector), LCD (Liquid-Crystal Display) Projectors

    Electronic Age: OHP (OverHead Projector), LCD (Liquid-Crystal Display) Projectors
    Overhead projector:
    - is a variant of slide projector that is used to display images to an audience. LCD projector:
    - is a type of video projector for displaying video, images or computer data on a screen or other flat surface. It is a modern equivalent of the slide projector or overhead projector.
  • Information Age: Web Browsers : Mosaic (1993)

    Information Age: Web Browsers : Mosaic (1993)
  • Information Age: Web Browsers : Internet Explorer (1995)

    Information Age: Web Browsers : Internet Explorer (1995)
  • Information Age: Blogs: Blogspot

    Information Age: Blogs: Blogspot
  • Information Age: Social Networks: Friendster

    Information Age: Social Networks: Friendster
  • Information Age: Social Networks: Multiply

    Information Age: Social Networks: Multiply
  • Information Age: Blogs: WordPress

    Information Age: Blogs: WordPress
  • Information Age: Social Networks: FaceBook

    Information Age: Social Networks: FaceBook
  • Information Age: Video: YouTube

    Information Age: Video: YouTube
  • Information Age: Micro Blogs: Twitter

    Information Age: Micro Blogs: Twitter
  • Information Age: Micro Blogs: Tumblr

    Information Age: Micro Blogs: Tumblr
  • Information Age: Social Networks: Instagram

    Information Age: Social Networks: Instagram