Kottke points us to an eye-opening interactive timeline of developments in information and media through the years. “From Cave Paintings to the Internet” is an on-going project that recounts the major advances in areas ranging from computing to book publishing to imaging, from 70,000 BCE to today. The tool was borne from the creator’s 2005 book, From Gutenberg to the Internet, a run-through the history of computing, networking and telecommunications.

From Cave Paintings to the Internet

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