Essays Tagged: "Telegraph"

Internet communication

first and most dramatic examples of the inventions resulting from technological ingenuity were the telegraph and telephone, followed by others like wireless radio and telephoto devices. The developme ...

(3 pages) 291 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Nikola Tesla

career,he attendedthe Technical University of Graz, Austria and was shortly employed in agovernment telegraph engineering office in Budapest, where he made his firstinvention, a telephone repeater. Te ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.7 Jan/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Internet Inventions, essay explaining the benefits and downfalls of Internet access

Several inventions have changed the way people communicate with each other. From the oldfashioned telegraph to today's modern electronic forms of communicating, people havebeencreating easier ways t ...

(3 pages) 281 0 2.7 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Understanding homelessness. Personal experience

began to familiarize myself with Berkeley and its main streets. I'd never seen anything quite like Telegraph Avenue and People's Park. No matter how much poverty one has seen throughout the course of ... eople asking for money and their interactions with people walking up and down a main street such as Telegraph Avenue is a difficult task. This observation process, which took place on Telegraph Avenue ...

(8 pages) 204 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Radios, and how they work

electromagnetic waves. Early forms of communication over great distances were the telephone and the telegraph. They required wires between the sender and receiver. Radio, on the other hand, requires n ... his application was pursued by Guglielmo Marconi; in 1895, he produced the first practical wireless telegraph system. In 1896 he received from the British government the first wireless patent. In part ...

(12 pages) 120 0 2.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Description of meteorology and different fields meterologists can work in

the most part, we found to be incorrect, although some are still believed to be true today.Once the telegraph was invented, in the mid-1800s, meteorology was developed even further because scientists ...

(7 pages) 77 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Ways of communication in our times.

*We are blessed with so many ways of communication in our times. We have telegraph, telephone, and cell phones, fax machines, e-mail, radio and television and electrical equ ... rth, Texas and Wichita Falls, Texas) was not connected very well with the world. We had heard about telegraph and we even had a telephone that was connected with Grandpa and Grandma who lived a half m ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Civil War Cell phones.

battlefield then and now?During the Civil War days, the most advanced form of communication was the telegraph. Imagine how much work that would cut off for the delivery boy who would have had to ride ... ho would have had to ride a horse to get the message to someone. The down side to this was that the telegraph required long wires. Often times when the enemy found a wire, they would cut it and so on ...

(4 pages) 80 0 2.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

Economic, political, and social forces that contributed in causing Imperialism

y interested in imperialism. The Industrial revolution developed new ways of communication like the telegraph and the telephone. It also helped means of transportation with providing planes, cars, and ... trial Revolution gave colonies the opportunities to come up with new ways of communication like the telegraph and the telephone. Vehicles, planes and, trains helped means of transportation. The Americ ...

(3 pages) 142 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Media Images

ughts or itself nonverbal. The content of written word is print and the print is the content of the telegraph" (1964, 8). Today the theory of Marshall McLuhan still influences the mass communication t ... and video clips. It borrows and remediates many visual and verbal media such as television, radio, telegraph and film.The Internet was invented in the 1960s by the military and became popular when it ...

(9 pages) 229 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

What differences and similarities existed between the development and the social work of the telegraph and the telephone?

IntroductionThe 19th century developments of firstly the telegraph, and later the telephone, opened a gateway to a new, closer, more interdependent world. Fo ... In an era when any form of distance communication necessarily involved travel, the advent of the US telegraph in the 1844 represented a huge shift in reality. It is hardly surprising that it took a si ... ne was met with similar uncertainty, although for somewhat different reasons. The acceptance of the telegraph had accustomed people to the rapidity of electric communication, but it was by then so wel ...

(14 pages) 97 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Edisons life

he clustering of his patents: 389 for electric light and power, 195 for the phonograph, 150 for the telegraph, 141 for storage batteries, and 34 for the telephone. His life and achievements epitomize ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The impact of the court ruling Charleroy court-case on Ryannair

profit margin (Calder, 2003; Lawton, 2002). A recent ruling by the European Court, reported in the Telegraph (Marston, 2004), established that Ryanair had been allowed to receive illegal subsidies.Th ... w Fares Airlines attract people because of their very competitive fares. The first article from the telegraph (Marston, 2004) goes on describing that the impact of the court ruling on the fares will b ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Outsider, by Albert Camus. Meursault Character Analysis

s away, during the trial and in his general narration. Early on, we learn that Meursault receives a telegraph informing him that his mom died. Generally, a mother's death is an event that would be ver ...

(4 pages) 48 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of "The Story of an Hour"

though very little is given about it. In the first paragraph there is mention of the railroad and a telegraph, so there is some indication of the time period that the story takes place in. The story a ...

(3 pages) 172 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Federal Communications Commission.

ts place, the FCC not only monitors radio communications, but is responsible for the supervision of telegraph, telephone, and television communications as well. The FCC allocates broadcasting frequenc ... the quality of service delivered by cable television.In other operations, which include telephone, telegraph, radio, and satellite communications, the FCC issues regulations and supervises service. T ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Northern Ireland: The Troubles.

ldn't deserve the rights that were given to Protestants. He also set up a newspaper, the protestant telegraph to encourage many Protestants that the Catholic Church was a threat to Ulster's Protestant ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Story Of An Hour" by Kate Chopin

o infer a great deal about the woman's life, even though we are given very little on the surface. A telegraph and a railroad are mentioned in the first paragraph, so there is some idea of the time the ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Faster than speeding Airwave

h satellite radio forever changed America. Satellite radio is reshaping popular culture just as the telegraph did. A new technological way of life is appearing and there is no stopping it. Peter Johns ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Investigation into some of the statistical differences between The Times and The Telegraph on a specific day

to compare two daily published broadsheets. The two papers that will be used are THE TIMES and THE TELEGRAPH, both purchased on the same day. A lot of data can be easily collected from a newspaper, r ... s a guideline when compiling all the data.* Length of column of each article : In The Times and The Telegraph there is a standard column width and simply measuring the vertical length of all the colum ...

(21 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics