Tom Standage’s book, Writing on the wall: Social media – the first 2,000 years, has at its heart one good magazine-length article. … Read the full post »
Find out more about the Roman Acta Diurna, and how they pre-dated the internet but shared many properties with it.
As with the Roman Acta Diurna, the Basilica Julia in Rome gives a taste of how the internet works from centuries before electricity was even invented. … Read the full post »
The Acta Diurna were daily public notices, posted up in public locations around Rome. … Read the full post »