The Evolution of Traditional to New Media

  • Period: 35,000 BCE to 35,000 BCE

    Cave Paintings (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Cave painting encompasses any parietal art which involves the application of colour pigments on the walls, floors or ceilings of ancient rock shelters.
  • Period: 2500 BCE to

    Papyrus in Egypt (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Papyrus plant is a reed that grows in marshy areas around the Nile river. In ancient Egypt, the wild plant was used for a variety of uses, and specially cultivated papyrus, grown on plantations, was used to make the writing material. The inside of the triangular stalk was cut or peeled into long strips
  • Period: 2400 BCE to 2400 BCE

    Clay Tablets (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Clay tablet is a more or less flat surface made of clay. Using a stylus, symbols were pressed into the soft clay. It is possible to correct errors on the tablet. The tablet was then baked or left in the sun until dry and hard. Cuneiform was the first writing used on clay tablets.
  • Period: 1800 BCE to 1800 BCE

    Codex in Mayan region (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Codex are folding books written by the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in Maya hieroglyphic script on Mesoamerican bark cloth.
  • 1700 BCE


    People discovered fire, developed, paper from plants, and forge weapon and tools with stone, bronze, copper and iron
  • 1440 BCE

    Printing Press for Mass Production (Industrial Age)

    Printing Press for Mass Production (Industrial Age)
    It is created during the 19th Century. Created by Kolbus
  • Period: 220 BCE to 220 BCE

    Woodblock Printing Press (Pre-Industrial Age)

    That material is then applied to fabric or paper through stamping, rubbing or pressing in order to transfer the ink.
  • Period: 206 BCE to 220 BCE

    Dibao in China (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Dibao is the earliest and oldest newspaper in the world.
  • 200 BCE

    Fire and Smoke (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Fire and Smoke (Pre-Industrial Age)
    They used fire as their "electricity" during prehistoric age. And they use smoke, to also call for everyone's attention.
  • Period: 130 BCE to 131 BCE

    Acta Diurna (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Acta Diurna were daily Roman official notices, a sort of daily gazette. They were carved on stone or metal and presented in message boards in public places like the Forum of Rome.
  • 59 BCE

    Newspaper (Industrial Age)

    Newspaper (Industrial Age)
    Made in 1640. Invented by Stamford Mercury and Berrow's Worcester.
  • Horn (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Horn (Pre-Industrial Age)
    They used horns to capture attention or to call everybody's attention if there are important messages that everyone needs to hear

    The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, the increasing use of steam power, the development of machine tools and the rise of the factory system.
  • Hieroglyphics (Pre-Industrial Age)

    Hieroglyphics (Pre-Industrial Age)
    This is just like the cave paintings, but it originated in Egypt. And it is carved in the rocks or clay tablets.
  • Telegraph (Industrial Age)

    Telegraph (Industrial Age)
    Invented by Samuel Morse. The telegraph revolutionized long-distance communication. It worked by transmitting electrical signals over a wire laid between stations. In addition to helping invent the telegraph, Samuel Morse developed a code that assigned a set of dots and dashes to each letter of the English alphabet and allowed for the simple transmission of complex messages across telegraph lines.
  • Stereoscope (Information Age)

    Stereoscope (Information Age)
    A stereoscope is a device for viewing a stereoscopic pair of separate images, depicting left-eye and right-eye views of the same scene, as a single three-dimensional image
  • Radio (Electronic Age)

    Radio (Electronic Age)
    The radio is the oldest form of electronic media. There are hundreds of thousands of radio stations across the world and advertisements are frequent features on most of these. Advertising on radio dates back almost one hundred years and is the first form of spoken advertisement rather than a printed advertisement.
  • Phonographs (Industrial Age)

    Phonographs (Industrial Age)
    This is invented by Thomas Edison. He invented this so that some people will be able to hear their favorite band's songs.
  • Typewriter (Industrial Age)

    Typewriter (Industrial Age)
    It was made in 1978, invented by Christopher Latham Sholes, Frank Haven Hall, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, although Sholes soon diswoned the machine and refuse to use.
  • Television (Electronic Age)

    Television (Electronic Age)
    Television provides us with the highest volume of electronic media advertising. There are hundreds of advertisements shown on each channel per day and some slots are sold for millions to the advertisers as they will have such a high audience to watch their ad.

    The invention of the transistor ushered in the electronic age. People harnessed the power of transistors that led to the transistor radio, electronic circuits, and the early computers. In this age, long distance communication became more efficient.
  • Mainframe Computer (Electronic Age)

    Mainframe Computer (Electronic Age)
    A data processing system employed mainly in large organizations for various applications, including bulk data processing, process control, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning, and financial transaction processing.
  • LCD Projector (Electronic Age)

    LCD Projector (Electronic Age)
    A type of projector for displaying video, images or computer data on a screen or other flat surface

    the modern age regarded as a time in which information has become a commodity that is quickly and widely disseminated and easily available especially through the use of computer technology
  • First Personal Computer (Electronic Age)

    First Personal Computer (Electronic Age)
    Invented by Steve Wozniak
  • Motion Picture Projector (Industrial Age)

    Motion Picture Projector (Industrial Age)
    Invented by in the 1980 by the Scottish inventor and employee of Thomas Alva Edison
  • Wearable Computer (Information Age)

    Wearable Computer (Information Age)
    Wearable computers, also known as wearables or body-borne computers, are small computing devices that are worn under, with, or on top of clothing. The definition of 'wearable computer' may be narrow or broad, extending to smartphones or even ordinary wristwatches. This article uses the broadest definition.
  • Smartphone (Information Age)

    Smartphone (Information Age)
    A smartphone comprises a cellular phone, communication device[a], and handheld personal computer. Unlike feature phones and "basic" cellular phones, smartphones provide extensive computing capabilities including numerous third party software applications (mobile apps) acquired through an app store.
  • Internet Explorer (Information Age)

    Internet Explorer (Information Age)
    It is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.
  • Google (Information Age)

    Google (Information Age)
    It is search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google.
  • Facebook (Information Age)

    Facebook (Information Age)
    Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
  • Youtube (Information Age)

    Youtube (Information Age)
    YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim
  • Twitter (Information Age)

    Twitter (Information Age)
    It is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets". Tweets were originally restricted to 140 characters, but on November 7, 2017, this limit was doubled for all languages except Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. Registered users can post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them.
  • Virtual Reality (Information Age)

    Virtual Reality (Information Age)
    is an interactive computer-generated experience taking place within a simulated environment, that incorporates mainly auditory and visual, but also other types of sensory feedback like haptic. This immersive environment can be similar to the real world or it can be fantastical, creating an experience that is not possible in ordinary physical reality.