Communication, transportation, information technology and commerce have been inextricably intertwined since the beginning of human history, and they still remain closely related today.
“The success of the first electronic telegraph line in 1844 opened an era of modern communication in America. Before the telegraph there existed no separation between transportation and communication. Information traveled only as fast as the messenger who carried it.” — D. J. Czitrom, Media and the American Mind
This reality was even codified in the Dewey Decimal library classification system:
380 Commerce, communications, transportation
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Commerce is the activity of buying and selling of goods and services, especially on a large scale. The system includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that are in operation in any country or internationally. Thus, commerce is a system or an environment that affects the business prospects of economies. It can also be defined as a component of business which includes all activities, functions involved in transferring goods from producers to consumers. — Wikipedia
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Russian Defense Ministry reports interception of...
on July 11, 2020 at 7:21 pm
Russia's news agency reported Saturday that Russian fighter jets intercepted a U.S. spy aircraft over the Sea of Japan this week.
U.S. pilot safely ejects from A-29 Super Tucano...
on July 10, 2020 at 8:45 pm
An Afghan light attack plane crashed in northern Afghanistan, with its U.S. Air Force pilot safely ejecting before the crash, U.S. and Afghan officials said.
U.S. bases in Japan on lockdown amid new COVID-19...
on July 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm
U.S. military bases in Japan entered lockdown status this week after COVID-19 infections were discovered and a surge of infections was observed in Tokyo.
Boeing completes delivery of 37 helicopters to...
on July 10, 2020 at 5:40 pm
Boeing Co. announced the completion on Friday of its delivery of 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47 Chinook helicopters to the India Air Force.
Lt. Madeline Swegle, Navy's first black female...
on July 10, 2020 at 5:21 pm
The U.S. Navy acknowledged that Lt. Madeline Swegle completed training and will become its first black female tactical jet pilot in a July 31 ceremony.