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“The Victorian Internet” by Tom Standage, business editor at the Economist, offers a concise history of the rise and fall of the telegraph. The well-written history takes into account the parallels that can be drawn between the telegraph and the Internet, as well as the adoption cycle of new technology. Standage intertwines factual statistics with humorous biographical information about the telegraph’s inventors and users. The book offers a fun and informative read. (more…)


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