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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USS Delaware enters Navy fleet without...
on April 6, 2020 at 4:33 pm
Although a weekend ceremony was canceled, the submarine USS Delaware was officially commissioned by the U.S. Navy on Saturday. The vessel is the 18th Virginia-class submarine to join the Navy fleet.
Boeing extends plant shutdowns in Washington state
on April 6, 2020 at 4:18 pm
Boeing Co. announced an extension of a production suspension in its Washington state facilities, and signaled that layoffs and buyouts could be coming, as a result of precautions to stem the spread of COVID-19.
Sailors cheer USS Theodore Roosevelt captain who...
on April 4, 2020 at 10:50 pm
Hundreds of sailors cheered Capt. Brett Crozier as he departed the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, videos posted to social media show, after he was relieved of command over a letter requesting help with a COVID-19 outbreak.
SLSCO receives $61.4M for border wall construction
on April 3, 2020 at 11:43 pm
The U.S. Army awarded SLSCO Ltd. with a $61.4 million contract modification Friday for wall construction along the southern U.S. border.
Huntington Ingalls receives $1.5B modification...
on April 3, 2020 at 11:15 pm
Huntington Ingalls received a $1.5 billion contract modification this week for construction of the LPD-31 amphibious transport dock, the Pentagon announced Friday.