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Unformatted text preview: mile and do more than ring a bell Invests in Morse’s enterprise Writes Morse Code o Speedwell, NJ Telegraph invented to carry Morse Code Can now carry message for 3 miles o Comes up with idea for relays Can cover a greater distance o Promises a way to move information and communicate with people much quicker What information will be transmitted? • Immediate need to move “intelligence” from one military camp to another military camp o Great Brittan and France appropriates their own versions at the same time Morse does Sells to government to be used in postal service so government can control the flow of information • Who should develop Morse’s invention o Should government take it over and implement it, or should private enterprise take it over and develop it for commercial use?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course COMM 102 taught by Professor Pike during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '07