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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

See also Communication, Transportation and Information Technology

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General

Portal

Business and Economics Portal (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

commerce : the exchange or buying and selling of commodities on a large scale involving transportation from place to place — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

New Words in Meriam-Webster’s Dictionary Business and Economics (Meriam-Webster)

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

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

Britannica, Columbia (Infoplease)

Introduction


E-Commerce: An Introduction (Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard)

Innovation

Innovations Report

Technology


How eCommerce Works (How Stuff Works)

Product

Shop Amazon eBay, Gift Zazzle

Preservation

History




History of Business and Economics Directory (Internet Public Library)
EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History (Economic History Association)

Quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Archive

Library of Congress Finding Aids

Library

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

Open Education Consortium
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

TXT

Occupation


Business and Financial Occupations (US Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal), Meetup.com

Forum

Reddit

Blog

Business and Economics Blogs Directory (Internet Public Library), WordPress

News

Business and Economics News (Internet Public Library), Business and Financial News (UPI), AAAS EurekAlert!Science Business & Economics, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Financial Times, Bloomberg, NPR Archives, Google News

Article

Google Scholar

Book

ISBNdb, Google Books

Government

US Department of Commerce

Document

USA.gov

Expression

TXT

Fun


The Most Annoying, Pretentious And Useless Business Jargon (Max Mallet, Brett Nelson and Chris Steiner, Forbes)

Game


Monopoly (Hasbro) (YouTube) (Wikipedia)
Monopoly City Streets Google Launching Online Version of Monopoly (Pete Cashmore, Mashable)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Business News (UPI)


Business & Economics (AAAS Eureka Alert)
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