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  • 35,000 BCE

    Cave Paintings (35,00 BC)

    Cave Paintings (35,00 BC)
    (also known as “parietal art“) are painted drawings on cavewalls or ceilings, mainly of prehistoric origin, dated to some 40,000 years ago (around 38,000 BCE) in Eurasia.
  • 2500 BCE

    Papyrus in Egypt (2,500 BC)

    Papyrus in Egypt (2,500 BC)
    Papyrus is first known to have been used in ancientEgypt (at least as far back as the First Dynasty), as the papyrus plant was once abundant across the Nile Delta. It was also used throughout the Mediterranean region and in the Kingdom of Kush.
  • 2400 BCE

    ClayTablets in Mesopotamia (2,400 BC)

    ClayTablets in Mesopotamia (2,400 BC)
    In the Ancient Near East, clay tablets were used as a writing medium, especially for writing in cuneiform, throughout the Bronze Age and well into the Iron Age.
  • 2

    Dibao in China (2nd Century)

    Dibao in China (2nd Century)
    Dibao, literally “reports from the [official] residences”, were a type of publications issued by central and local governments in imperial China. While closest in form and function to gazettes in the Western world, they have also been called “palace reports” or “imperial bulletins”. Different sources place their first publication as early as the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) or as late as the Tang Dynasty (June 18, 618–June 4, 907)
  • 5

    Codex in the Mayan region (5th Century)

    Codex in the Mayan region (5th Century)
    Maya codices are folding books written by the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in Maya hieroglyphic script on Mesoamerican bark cloth. The folding books are the products of professional scribes working under the patronage of deities such as the Tonsured Maize God and the Howler Monkey Gods. Most of the codices were destroyed by conquistadors and Catholic priests. The codices have been named for the cities where they eventually settled.
  • 19

    Printing Press for Mass production (19thCentury)

    Printing Press for Mass production (19thCentury)
    A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink. The printing press was invented in the Holy Roman Empire by the German Johannes Gutenberg around 1440, based on existing screw presses.
  • 130

    Acta Diurna in Rome (130 BC)

    Acta Diurna in Rome (130 BC)
    Acta Diurna (Latin: Daily Acts sometimes translated as Daily Public Records) 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. They were also called simply Acta.
  • 220

    Printing Press using wood blocks (220 AD)

    Printing Press using wood blocks (220 AD)
    Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, imagesor patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in antiquity as a method of printing on textiles and later paper. As a method of printing on cloth, the earliest surviving examples from China date to before 220 AD, and woodblock printing remained the most common East Asian method of printing books and other texts, as well as images, until the 19th century.
  • Newspaper- The London Gazette (1640)

    Newspaper- The London Gazette (1640)
    The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published. The London Gazette claims to be the oldest surviving English newspaper.

    people discover fire ,developed paper from plants and forge weapons and tools with stone,bronze,copper and ion.
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    INDUSTRIAL AGE (1700s-1930s)

    People use power of steam, developed machine tools, iron production, and manufacturing of various products (including books through printing press)
  • 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, although Sholes soon disowned the machine and refused to use, or even to recommend it.
  • Telegraph (1830)

    Telegraph (1830)
    Developed in the 1830s and 1840s by Samuel Morse (1791-1872) and other inventors, the telegraph revolutionized long-distance communication. It worked by transmitting electrical signals over a wire laid between stations.
  • Telephone (1876)

    Telephone (1876)
    Alexander Graham Bell’s Large BoxTelephone, 1876. On March 7, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell, scientist, inventor and innovator, received the first patent for an “apparatus for transmitting vocal or other sounds telegraphically,” a device he called the telephone.
  • Motion Pictures Photography/Projection (1890)

    Motion Pictures Photography/Projection (1890)
    This article is about the history of motion–picture technology. For the history of film as an artistic medium, see History of film. Cinématographe Lumière at the Institut Lumière, France. The history of film technology traces the development of film technology from the initial
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    INFORMATION AGE (1900s-2000s)

    (also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age) is a historic period in the 21st century characterized by the rapid shift from traditional industry that the Industrial Revolution brought through industrialization, to an economy based on information technology.
  • Commercial motion picture with sound (1913)

    Commercial motion picture with sound (1913)
    A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to. In1913, Edison introduced a new cylinder-based synch-sound apparatus known, just like his 1895 system, as the Kinetophone; By the mid-1910s, the groundswell in commercial sound motion picture exhibition had subsided.
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    ELECTRONIC AGE ( 1930s-1980s)

    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. (jan 1, 1930 – jan 1, 1980)
  • Television (1941)

    Television (1941)
    The French began television broadcasting using all-electronic system in 1938. The commercial development of television was practically halted around the world in about 1941 due to the war.,_1924-1941
  • Transistor Radio (1947)

    Transistor Radio (1947)
    A transistor radio is a small portable radio receiver that uses transistor-based circuitry. Following their development in 1954, made possible by the invention of the transistor in 1947, they became the most popular electronic communication device in history
  • Large electronic computers- EDSAC (1949)

    Large electronic computers- EDSAC (1949)
    Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator is an early British computer considered to be the first stored program electronic computer.
  • Punch Cards (1950)

    Punch Cards (1950)
    History of the punch card. The standard punched card, originally invented by Herman Hollerith, was first used for vital statistics tabulation by the New York City Board of Health and several states. After this trial use,punched cards were adopted for use in the 1890 census.
  • OHP, LDP Projectors (1950)

    OHP, LDP Projectors (1950)
    An 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.
  • Mainframe computers- IBM 704 (1960)

    Mainframe computers- IBM 704 (1960)
    IBM 704 is the first mass-produced computer with floating-point arithmetic hardware.
  • Personal computers- Apple 1 (1976)

    Personal computers- Apple 1 (1976)
    Apple Computer 1, also known later as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak. The idea of selling the computer came from Wozniak's friend Steve Jobs.
  • Portable Computers-Laptop (1983)

    Portable Computers-Laptop (1983)
    The first "laptop computer" was made in 1983
  • Smart Phones (1992)

    Smart Phones (1992)
    The first smartphone was the IBM Simon.
  • Web browsers- Internet explorer (1995)

    Web browsers- Internet explorer (1995)
    Internet Explorer (formerly Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer, commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.
  • Search Engines-Google (1996)

    Search Engines-Google (1996)
    Google began in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were both PhD students at Stanford University in Stanford, California.
    The domain name for Google was registered on September 15, 1997, and the company was incorporated on September 4, 1998.
  • Blogs- Blogspot (1999)

    Blogs- Blogspot (1999)
    In short, Blogspot is a Google Product used to create weblogs. You can create 100 different free blogs from one google account using Blogger. Blogspot what you write your emotions,thoughts in your blog.
  • Social Networks-Friendster (2002)

    Social Networks-Friendster (2002)
    was founded by Canadian computer programmer Jonathan Abrams in 2002, before the wider adoption of MySpace (2003), Hi5 (2003), Facebook (2004) and other social networking sites.
  • Wordpress (2003)

    Wordpress (2003)
    WordPress was released on May 27, 2003, by its founders, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, as a fork of b2/cafelog. WordPress is released under the GPLv2 (or later) license.
    WordPress was released on May 27, 2003, by its founders, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, as a fork of b2/cafelog. WordPress is released under the GPLv2 (or later) license.
  • Video Chat-Skype (2003)

    Video Chat-Skype (2003)
    First released in August 2003, Skype was created by the Swede Niklas Zennström and the Dane Janus Friis, in cooperation with Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, and Jaan Tallinn, Estonians who developed the backend that was also used in the music-sharing application Kazaa.
  • Video-Youtube (2005)

    Video-Youtube (2005)
    The history of YouTube began when PayPal employees created a video-sharing website where users could upload, share and view content. The Internet domain name "" was activated on Monday,
  • Microblogs-Twitter (2006)

    Microblogs-Twitter (2006)
    is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, "tweets", restricted to 140 characters.Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and launched in July of that year.