Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of what is often called the first ceremonial transcontinental call, made by communications inventor Alexander Graham Bell.

These phones made the first ceremonial transcontinental call 100 years ago

Sunday marks the anniversary of what is often called the first ceremonial transcontinental call, made by communications inventor Alexander Graham Bell.

Jesse Eugene Russell: father of the cell phone  Jesse Eugene Russell is an African-American inventor who brought the world cell phones. Trained as an electrical engineer at Tennessee State University, at 63, Russell is recognized globally as a thought-leader, technology expert and innovator of wireless communications. He has more than 30 years experience in advanced wireless communications and is the recognized father of digital cellular technology.

Jesse Eugene Russell: father of the cell phone Jesse Eugene Russell is an African-American inventor who brought the world cell phones. Trained as an electrical engineer at Tennessee State University, at Russell is recognized globally as a thought-lea

"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles."  Hedy Lamarr

“My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.

Jesse Russell is an African American inventor whose innovative perspectives profoundly influenced the wireless communication industry. He’s know for his patented invention of the Digital Cellular Base station that enabled new digital services for cellular users. As a top honor student at Tennessee State University’s School of Engineering , he became the first African American to be hired directly from an HBCU, historically black college and university.

Jesse Russell is an African American inventor whose innovative perspectives profoundly influenced the wireless communication industry. He’s know for his patented invention of the Digital Cellular Base station that enabled new digital services for cellular

One of the most beautiful actresses of the 20th Century: Hedy Lamarr,

Hedy Lamarr: Not Just a Pretty Face!

Hollywood leading lady Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. The co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed short-wave radio communications on the field.

Do I ever remember using these, Basic telephone out of tin cans or paper cups.  This is such a great classic toy!

Make a Play Telephone

homemade telephone/walkie talkies in the good old days . I tried this with the next door neighbor Keith Boushele.

Hedy Lamarr~actress and mathematically talented, Lamarr also co-invented — with composer George Antheil — an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.

Hedy Lamarr~actress and mathematically talented, Lamarr also co-invented — with composer George Antheil — an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the pr

Granville T. Woods certainly was  an African American inventor who had at least 50 government patents on his many inventions. More than a dozen of these patents were inventions for electric railways but most of them were focused on electrical control and distribution. His most remarkable invention, however, was the induction telegraph, a system for communicating to and from moving trains. Many referred to Granville T. Woods as the black Thomas Edison.

He's not known as the black Thomas Edison! He's known as the inventor Granville Wood whom Edison tried to steal his invention. And of course being the Eurocentric place that it is, America gave all the glory to Thomas Edison. White supremacy is deep!

You are viewing an important image of Samuel F. B. Morse. It was taken between 1855 and 1865.    The picture shows Samuel F. B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph, and the now famous "Morse Code".

Samuel Morse by Matthew Brady. Samuel Morse contributed to the invention of the single wire telegraph system as well as the creation of the code that bears his surname. This development was the precursor to the telephone and revolutionized communication.

This is Hedy Lamarr, stunning actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood AND the inventor of frequency-hopping, a technology that is integral to wireless communications from her time until the present. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Historical Hotties: Hedy Lamarr

Madge's nominee for most beautiful actress on the silver screen - Heddy Lamar. Plus she held several patents in spectrum technology.

Hedy Lamarr (1914–2000) She invented “frequency hopping” technology, which was put to use in a secret communications system and in radio-controlled torpedoes in WWII, which in turn laid the foundations for future technological developments such as Wi-Fi and GPS. Oh, and she was also a movie star, because, why not!

12 Historical Women Who Gave No Fucks

Hedy Lamarr invented "frequency hopping" technology, which was put to use in a secret communications system and in radio-controlled torpedoes in WWII, which in turn laid the foundations for future technological developments such as Wi-Fi and GPS.

Alexander Graham Bell placing the first New York to Chicago telephone call in 1892.

Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the first telephone made the first transcontinental phone call in Before this, people had never thought of communicating overseas. With this achievement, the phone could have so many more uses through communication.

LESSON 4, History of Writing- History of Communication on About

How Communication Evolved From Pictures to Letters

papyrus and parchment papers - History of Communication

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