Tags19th century Add new tag Alec Reeves Alexander Graham Bell Almon B. Strowger analogue Andre Geim Andrew Wheen Antonio Meucci ARPANET bandwidth Baudot telegraph blog Bob Metcalfe broadband bulletin board cable cable TV Cap'n Crunch cellular Charles Kao Charles Morrison Charles Wheatstone chat room Claude Shannon communications computer Cooke & Wheatstone copper cyber terrorism cyber warfare Cyrus Field David Hughes digital Domain Name System Donald Davies DOT-DASH TO DOT.COM Dr Hawley Crippen earth return electric telegraph Elisha Gray email Ethel Neave Ethernet events fax fibre optic Francis Ronalds George Hockham Graphene GSM Guglielmo Marconi harmonic telegraph health risks Heinrich Hertz history infrastructure instant messaging Internet ionising radiation James Clerk Maxwell Joe Engressia John Tawell Kostya Novoselov Madame Tussauds malware Marconi microwave mobile Morse Code network neutrino news next generation networks packet switching Paul Baran Philipp Reis Philip Reis phone phone phreaking photophone phreak podcasting radio radio telegraph ramblings blog Reginald Fessenden Robert Kahn Samuel Morse search engine security Seth Shulman signalling social networking speed of light synopsis TCP/IP telecoms telegraph telephone telephone exchange Telephone Gambit television Thomas Edison Tim Berners-Lee transmission undersea cable University of Manchester Usenet utility Vint Cerf virtual worlds Wheatstone WiFi wiki William Fothergill Cooke WiMAX World Wide Web www
Tag Archives: John Tawell
Did the Radio Telegraph lead to a Miscarriage of Justice?
In an earlier blog, we learned how Cooke and Wheatstone’s telegraph played a central role in the capture of the murderer John Tawell as he travelled by train from Slough to London. In an analogous case, the murderer Dr Hawley … Continue reading
A New Year Murder
In 1839, William Fothergill Cooke and Charles Wheatstone opened the world’s first public telegraph service on a 13-mile stretch of rail track between London Paddington and West Drayton. The telegraph received some sensational publicity a few years later when it … Continue reading
As soon as a decision is made to include pictures in a book, difficult choices have to be made about which pictures to include and which to leave out. In some cases, the decision was taken out of my hands. … Continue reading
Tagged Andrew Wheen, ARPANET, bandwidth, Charles Kao, Charles Wheatstone, Claude Shannon, communications, computer, Cyrus Field, Donald Davies, DOT-DASH TO DOT.COM, Elisha Gray, fibre optic, Francis Ronalds, George Hockham, harmonic telegraph, history, Internet, John Tawell, microwave, network, packet switching, Paul Baran, Reginald Fessenden, telecoms, telegraph, telephone, Tim Berners-Lee, transmission, undersea cable, Wheatstone, William Fothergill Cooke, World Wide Web Comments Off on Portrait Gallery