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Tom Standage

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The Victorian Internet

"What hath God wrought[" : Samuel Morse : Numbers (23:23) And so with those words, following the toil of Dyar, Cooke & Wheatstone, Morse set free the telegraph, and ignited the greatest revolution in mass communication in 400 years. In his 1998 book, The Victorian Internet Tom Standage draws the most fascinating parallells between the 19th century and our own.