Cathode ray tube invented by William Crookes
First Macy Meeting
E-mail invented by Ray Tomlinson
Personal computer invented by Xerox PARC
World Wide Web invented by Tim Berners-Lee
In St. Louis, the Mobile Telephone Service was introduced. Only three radio channels were available, and call set-up required manual operation by a mobile operator. Gordon A. Gow, Richard K. Smith Mobile and wireless communications: an introduction, McGraw-Hill International, 2006 ISBN 0335217613 page 23.
The telephone was invented in March of 1876. The famous incident in which Alexander Graham Bell spilled acid on himself and called out to his assistant, Watson, not realizing his voice was being carried over the telephone was on March 10.
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Martin Cooper invented the first cell phone. It weighed two pounds!
Donna Haraway's Cyborg Manifesto