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History of Science: Printing press
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History of Science: Printing press

The invention of the printing press allowed scientists to publish their works. ... (more)

The invention of the printing press allowed scientists to publish their works. Scientific research and topics could be distributed more efficiently and increased the interest in the sciences. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
California State University, Fullerton
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Video and Image Data Access
Author:
Tomasz G. Sienicki (None;)
Three Special Events in the History of Technology for Creating, Organizing, and Sharing Information
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Three Special Events in the History of Technology for Creating, Organizing, and Sharing Information

The development of technologies for encoding, storing, communicating, and exploiting information is ... (more)

The development of technologies for encoding, storing, communicating, and exploiting information is a major feature in the history of the human species. Although this development has generally progressed smoothly over time, we feel it is valuable to identify three significant points of rapid change or “paradigm shifts.” The first and possibly most revolutionary change was the invention of writing and its companion, literacy—the transition from an oral to a writing culture. The second was the invention of the printing press—the transition from hand-writing to the print culture. We are now in the midst of a third transition to an electronic or digital culture. This paper explores these three paradigm shifts. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Readings
Syllabi
Provider:
Rice University
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Connexions
Author:
C. Sidney Burrus
Richard Baraniuk
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