The Evolution of the Traditional Media to New Media

Timeline created by KarylMay
In History
  • 1500

    Wearable Technology

    Wearable Technology
    Wearable technology is a category of electronic devices that can be worn as accessories, embedded in clothing, implanted in the user's body, or even tattooed on the skin. The devices are hands-free gadgets with practical uses, powered by microprocessors and enhanced with the ability to send and receive data via the Internet.
  • Newspaper-The London Gazette (1640)

    Newspaper-The London Gazette (1640)
    Is one of the official journals of record of the British government.
  • Typewriter (1800)

    Typewriter (1800)
    The first typewriter to be commercially successful was invented in 1868 by Americans Christopher Latham Sholes, Frank Haven Hall, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Punch Cards

    Punch Cards
    Was first used for vital statistics tabulation by the New York City Board of Health and several states.
  • Telegraph

    Telegraph
    It worked by transmitting electrical signals over a wire laid between stations.
  • Telephone (1876)

    Telephone (1876)
    Alexander Graham Bell’s Large Box Telephone, 1876. Apparatus for transmitting vocal or other sounds telegraphically.
  • Motion Pictures Photography/Projection (1890)

    Motion Pictures Photography/Projection (1890)
    Motion picture, also called film or movie, series of still photographs on film, projected in rapid succession onto a screen by means of light. Because of the optical phenomenon known as persistence of vision, this gives the illusion of actual, smooth, and continuous movement.
  • Printing Press for mass production (19th Century)

    Printing Press for mass production (19th Century)
    Is a device for applying pressure to an inked
    surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink.
  • Television (1941)

    Television (1941)
    Is a telecommunication medium used for
    transmitting moving images in monochrome
    (black-and-white), or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
  • EDSAC (1949)

    EDSAC (1949)
    The Electronic delay storage automatic calculator (EDSAC) was an early British computer. Inspired by John von Neumann's seminal First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC, the machine was constructed by Maurice Wilkes and his team at the University of Cambridge Mathematical Laboratory in England. EDSAC was the second electronic digital stored-program computer to go into regular service.
  • UNIVAC 1 (1951)

    UNIVAC 1 (1951)
    The UNIVAC I (UNIVersal Automatic Computer I) was the first general purpose electronic digital computer design for business application produced in the United States. It was designed principally by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly, the inventors of the ENIAC. Design work was started by their company, Eckert–Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and was completed after the company had been acquired by Remington Rand.
  • Mainframe Computers

    Mainframe Computers
    The world’s first mass produced computer to
    feature floating point arithmetic hardware.
  • HP 9100A

    HP 9100A
    The Hewlett-Packard 9100A (hp 9100A) is an early programmable calculator] (or computer), first appearing in 1968. HP called it a desktop calculator because, as Bill Hewlett said, "If we had called it a computer, it would have been rejected by our customers' computer gurus because it didn't look like an IBM. We therefore decided to call it a calculator, and all such nonsense disappeared.
  • APPLE 1(1976)

    APPLE 1(1976)
    Apple 1, also known later as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak.The idea of selling the computer came from Wozniak's friend Steve Jobs.The Apple I was Apple's first product, and to finance its creation, Jobs sold his only motorized means of transportation, a VW Microbus, for a few hundred dollars, and Steve Wozniak sold his HP-65 calculator for $500.
  • Laptop (1980)

    Laptop (1980)
    A laptop computer (also shortened to just laptop; or called a notebook computer) is a small, portable personal computer (PC) with a "clamshell" form factor, typically having a thin LCD or LED computer screen mounted on the inside of the upper lid of the clamshell and an alphanumeric keyboard on the inside of the lower lid. The clamshell is opened up to use the computer. Laptops are folded shut for transportation, and thus are suitable for mobile use.
  • Tablet (1993)

    Tablet (1993)
    A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a mobile device, typically with a mobile operating system and touchscreen display processing circuitry, and a rechargeable battery in a single, thin and flat package. Tablets, being computers, do what other personal computers do, but lack some input/output abilities that others have. Modern tablets largely resemble modern smartphones, the only differences being that tablets are relatively larger than smartphones.
  • Internet Explorer (1995)

    Internet Explorer (1995)
    Internet Explorer was first introduced on August 16, 1995, by Microsoft as version 1.0 and it came with Microsoft Windows 95. Internet Explorer is included in all Windows versions before Windows 10. The last version of IE, included with Windows 8, was Internet Explorer 11. With the introduction of Windows 10, Microsoft also introduced Microsoft Edge, which is a replacement browser for Internet Explorer.
  • Yahoo (1995)

    Yahoo (1995)
    The word "yahoo" is a backronym for "Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle"or "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle" The term "hierarchical" described how the Yahoo database was arranged in layers of subcategories. The term "oracle" was intended to mean "source of truth and wisdom", and the term "officious", rather than being related to the word's normal meaning, described the many office workers who would use the Yahoo database while surfing from work.
  • Google (1996)

    Google (1996)
    The Google company was officially launched in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin to market Google Search, which has become the most used web-based search engine. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, students at Stanford University in California, developed a search algorithm at first known as "BackRub" in 1996, with the help of Scott Hassan and Alan Steremberg.
  • Blogspot(1999)

    Blogspot(1999)
    Pyra Labs launched a program called “Blogspot” in 1999 that would let people run their own blogs. The program was bought by Google in 2003, and changed to Blogger in 2006.What is most interesting about this tidbit will be that I don’t mention it in the Podcast. It was brought to my attention after the weekend recordings were made. Nonetheless, it is what brought us to a Social Network world of today and needed to be talked about.
  • LiveJournal (1999)

    LiveJournal (1999)
    LiveJournal (Russian: Живой Журнал),stylised as LiveJournal, is a Russian social networking service where users can keep a blog, journal or diary.American programmer Brad Fitzpatrick started LiveJournal on April 15, 1999, as a way of keeping his high school friends updated on his activities.In January 2005, American blogging software company Six Apart purchased Danga Interactive, the company that operated LiveJournal, from Fitzpatrick.
  • Cloud and Big Data

    Cloud and Big Data
    Big data refers to data that would typically be too expensive to store, manage, and analyze using traditional (relational and/or monolithic) database systems. Usually, such systems are cost-inefficient because of their inflexibility for storing unstructured data (such as images, text, and video), accommodating “high-velocity” (real-time) data, or scaling to support very large (petabyte-scale) data volumes.
  • Friendster (2002)

    Friendster (2002)
    While there were social networks that existed before Friendster, none of them engaged the mainstream with the same success. Launched by Jonathan Abrams and Peter Chin in March 2002, the site was built on the premise that people were separated by six degrees. A feature that showed how you were connected to strangers made meeting people less intimidating and highly addictive. It was also considered a safe way to meet potential dates online.
  • Multiply

    Multiply
    Multiply was a social networking service with an emphasis on allowing users to share media – such as photos, videos and blog entries – with their "real-world" network. The website was launched in March 2004 and was privately held with backing by VantagePoint Venture Partners, Point Judith Capital, Transcosmos, and private investors.Multiply had over 11 million registered users.
  • Skype (2003)

    Skype (2003)
    Skype (/skaɪp/) is a telecommunications application that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls between computers, tablets, mobile devices, the Xbox One console, and smartwatches via the Internet. Skype also provides instant messaging services. Users may transmit text, video, audio and images. Skype allows video conference calls.
  • Facebook (2004)

    Facebook (2004)
    Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google.
  • Youtube (2005)

    Youtube (2005)
    YouTube was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, when they worked for PayPal.Prior to working for PayPal, Hurley studied design at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. YouTube's initial headquarters was above a pizzeria and Japanese restaurant in San Mateo, California.
  • Twitter (2006)

    Twitter (2006)
    Twitter is an American microblogging 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 to 280 for all languages except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.Registered users can post, like, and retweet tweets, but unregistered users can only read them.
  • Smartphones

    Smartphones
    Smartphones are a class of mobile phones and of multi-purpose mobile computing devices. They are distinguished from feature phones by their stronger hardware capabilities and extensive mobile operating systems, which facilitate wider software, internet (including web browsing over mobile broadband), and multimedia functionality (including music, video, cameras, and gaming), alongside core phone functions such as voice calls and text messaging.