The History of Digital Technology

860 Words Jan 29th, 2018 3 Pages
The ancient Sumerians, Egyptians, and Babylonians are now known as the first civilizations precisely because theirs are the first to have left a record of their own existence. The advancement of technology through the ages, and with it alphabets and languages, brought about entire eras of change. For instance, ancient Rome was a place where religion was developed from the stories of the Greeks, as well as Rome's own long history and the myths that surround it. This changed, however, with the new invention of the book, which while was not as durable as carving into rock, like the Romans had previously done, the book allows for much quicker writing and much easier transportation. The stories contained in one of the first widely spread books, the Bible, led to an entire Empire converting to Christianity. Technology had allowed the minority Christians to present a more convincing argument for the existence of mankind, and technology was core to this effort. Digital Technology has revolutionized information delivery, forever blurring the lines between information and entertainment. E-books, computers, and cellphones are good examples that will help us to understand more about technology and how it works.
E-books are the next best thing in the world of books since the printing press was invented more than 500 years ago. An e-book is a device that shows the simple pages…
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