Presentation Assignment for TCS 005
Due by the start of class on the 5th of May
Please prepare a slide to drop in the smartsite drop box that illustrates and
highlights your chosen research project. Please follow the following format:
Choose standard page
Final Research Project
Students will be responsible for writing a 10-page paper on the history of a media
technology, whether contemporary or obsolete. The technology must include a
physical component. Software applications will not be considered.
Researching a Media Technology
Your Assignment has several components.
1. Patent Searching.
There are different kinds of patents: For this assignment, you will mostly want utility
The compact disc was officially developed in the year 1966, however the history of
the compact disc can be traced all the way back to 1877 when Thomas Edison first recorded
sound. The first recordi
TCS 005: Media Archaeology
Spring 2016 (Wellman 2)
Jesse Drew, Ph.D.
Cinema and Technocultural Studies
Office: Cruess 238
Evolution of media technologies and practices beginning in the 19th Century as they
Animation has become a very popular term in the modern world. One reason is
because of the variety of animation software that are developed for animators to achieve a
better quality in animation. Dif