Important Events in Communication

B. C. before 3000 – The Egyptians developed a picture language called hieroglyphics. Before 1600 – The Phoenicians invented an alphabet. 300 – Numerals were invented in India. A. D. 1755 – Samuel Johnson published a dictionary of the English language, the first English dictionary. 1844 – Samuel Morse sent the first telegraph message. 1876 – The telephone was invented...

June 17th, 2011 by admin 

Computer Firsts

1852 – The world’s first programmer was Lady Augusta Ada Lovelace of England. She worked with Charles Babbage who invented the analytical machine, a forerunner of modern computers. She is credited with telling a machine what to do by using punch cards to programme algebraic patterns. The U. S Department of Defense uses a programming language named ADA in her honour. ——————————————————————– 1946...

June 17th, 2011 by admin