-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

Biggest Contributors to Modern Communication

Our world is one heck of a technologically advanced place - but it didn't start out that way. Read on and learn about the inventors who made huge contributions to the field of communications.

Johannes Gutenberg

A German goldsmith named Johannes Gutenberg created the printing press (a printing machine with moveable letters and characters) in 1455. Before this invention, everything had to be written out by hand, which could take many years. But the printing press made it possible to produce books quickly and cheaply. This greatly impacted society by allowing everyone, including the poor, to have access to books and other literary works of art.

Christopher Latham Sholes

In 1867, C.L. Shores, an American mechanical engineer, invented the modern-day typewriter with the help of his friends and business partners, Carlos Glidden and Samuel Soul

 

 

2 Comments

Related Stories

F1116462479140

Essential High-Tech Device?

  • My cell phone - I use it 24/7!
  • I can't live without my computer and Internet access.
  • I need to be tuned in to the TV.
  • My MP3 player goes wherever I go.

General In The Forums

KarmaLTU
KarmaLTU posted in Electronics:
Desktop but if i had to choose i'd pick the best spec gaming laptop! :punk :p
reply 27 minutes
AlphaT
AlphaT posted in Debating:
"Powerslave" wrote: "Sophieex_" wrote: "Powerslave" wrote: Too young. I don't even think young children should be exposed to this sort of thing in the first place. Why?? I know people have been coddled to the extreme in our society so try not to let my words hurt you. Not trying to discriminate or hate, just giving my opinion. My honest thoughts on the LGBT community is that it is a way of sterilizing men/women (especially of European descent) so that they cannot or won't breed. Contributing to this degeneracy further contributes to white genocide and other forms of degenerate behaviors. The Marxists who push this have the intent of subverting our nations into complete anarchy. These are my honest thoughts, in short I believe that abnormal sexualities are mental illnesses that are glorified by Marxists.    Or, postmodernism combined with political correctness has caused deviancy in sexuality to be glorified in society.
reply about 3 hours
KarmaLTU
KarmaLTU posted in Say Anything:
I'm new here! So i'm super bored and i can't find anything to play feel free to recommend any free or fun game!
reply about 4 hours
KarmaLTU
KarmaLTU posted in New Users:
Hi i'm new here too!
reply about 5 hours
Rubab-Vegeta
SOMETHING STUPID??.....MY LIFE
reply about 12 hours