Internet’s Antecedents

The internet is, to most people’s minds, a fairly new bit of technology. It’s not though. It’s just incremental advancement in technology serving the same needs and desires as its antecedents.

Egyptian Internet - People Writing On Walls And Worshiping Cats
Yep! People Writing On Walls And Worshiping Cats

History doesn’t so much repeat itself as people repaint and reinvent the same things and call it “new and improved.” ๐Ÿ˜†

And, for those that might care, pick up a copy of  The Victorian Internet and really get laugh at how little or nothing has changed.

Related Reading:

How the Internet Works (8th Edition)
The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World
Tales of Ancient Egypt (Puffin Classics)
How To Make Money Blogging: How I Replaced My Day Job With My Blog
National Geographic Kids Everything Ancient Egypt: Dig Into a Treasure Trove of Facts, Photos, and Fun

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