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Micro-Lessons Level 4: Communication

Micro-Lessons Level 4: Communication

CT4.00 - Hello Sophia

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Where we are today and how we communicate with hardware is the best place to start a journey backwards.

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CT4.01 - A Brief History of Communication

20 minutes

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A short and sweet big picture understanding of the history of electronic forms of communication.

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CT4.02 - First forms of Communication

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Captain Caveman, Fred Flintstone, Grug Crood: Our early (fictional) communicators.

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CT4.03 - First forms of Written Communication

20 minutes

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From cave paintings to Cuneiform

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CT4.04 - Hieroglyphics and Computing

20 minutes

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The Rosetta Stone and Heiroglyphics

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CT4.05A - The Need to Count

20 minutes

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Computers are everywhere but how did we come to need them so much?

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CT4.05B - Introducing ZERO

20 minutes

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It might seem like an obvious piece of any numerical system, but the zero is a surprisingly recent development in human history.

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CT4.06A - Writing Systems of the World

20 minutes

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A brief outline of 51 different writing systems from around the world, divided into 6 types

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CT4.06B - First Alphabet

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The Phoenicians develop an alphabet: Abjad ​

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CT4.07 - Greeks and Communication

20 minutes

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The need for faster communication develops

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CT4.08 - Paper

20 minutes

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Okay these stone tablets are heavy. We need something better.

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CT4.09 - Books

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Introducing the printing press and mass production of printed material.

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CT4.10A-Semaphores

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Before we had telegraph lines, we had the Semaphore telegraph

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CT4.10B - Maritime communication

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Ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore communication

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CT4.11 - Jacquard's Loom

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Inspiring early computing.

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CT4.12 - Punch Cards

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Punch Cards and weaving patterns.

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CT4.13 - Telegraph

20 minutes

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The telegraph - Dots and Dashes. Where the Zero and One got inspiration.

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CT4.14 - Morse Code

20 minutes

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Dit-Dah Dot-Dash Short-Long

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CT4.15 - The Pony Express

20 minutes

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Big changes are coming. Farewell Pony Express. Hello Telegraph Lines

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CT4.16 - Industrial Revolution

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Goodbye agrarian and handicraft economy. Hello industry and machine manufacturing.

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