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Explorations of Early Technology


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The phonograph, invented in 1877, was the first device that allowed its user to both record and playback sounds. Soon after, both the machine and the materials the sounds were recorded on advanced enough for smaller machines to be mass produced and sold for home use. In the over one hundred years since its invention, many technological advancements music players have become smaller and smaller. From record players to cassettes to CDs, and finally to today's MP3 players that can fit in a pocket. And rather than just one disc of music, these players can store and play thousands of songs.

Photograph and Cinematography

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In 1822, a French inventor made the first permanent photograph. These early photos were fuzzy, black and white representations that required up to eight hours of exposure time to make, making human subjects almost impossible to shoot. In the almost two hundred years since then, not only has photography become highly portable and digital, it inspired and technologically allowed for the field of cinematography to develop. Today's robust movie industry owes its existence to the discovery that a silver and chalk mixture holds an impression of images when exposed to light.


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Fast, distance communication was first made possible with the invention of the telegraph in France in the late 1700s. Proving that advancement cannot happen in a vacuum, the distance these messages could be sent greatly increased with the invention of electricity and the genius of Samuel F. Morse. It is fascinating to think that after just over two hundred years we can now not only speak and send text messages to people across the world, but we can even view them in real time as we speak through video chatting services.