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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Comfort, Mercy take small number of referral...
on April 2, 2020 at 9:45 pm
The Navy hospital ships deployed in March to help cope with an expected overflow of patients due to COVID-19 have treated less than 20 patients combined since they started
Navy accelerating large contracts to mitigate...
on April 2, 2020 at 5:54 pm
A top Navy official said this week the branch will award some contracts earlier than planned in an effort to offset the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the defense industry.
Lockheed nabs $818.2M to produce JASSMs for Air...
on April 2, 2020 at 12:46 am
Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $818.2 million contract for production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles for the U.S. Air Force and allied militaries, according to the Pentagon.
Navy working to isolate, test sailors amid...
on April 2, 2020 at 12:07 am
The Navy and local government officials in Guam are working to isolate and test crew members on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which is currently docked in the territory amid a coronavirus outbreak, officia
Bechtel awarded $1.2B to destroy mustard weapons...
on April 1, 2020 at 9:41 pm
Bechtel National received a $1.2 billion contract extension this week to continue destruction of 2,600 tons of surplus chemical weapons stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado, the Pentagon announced.