History 427 / History of the Information Age

History 427 is going to be about the History of the Information Age that has a variety of different ideas for what can be considered the Information Age and when it does start. This category is going to have blog posts of what we are discussing and working on (This could include readings, assignments, etc.). Blogging about certain things throughout the week.

Thoughts of the class so far

I am really looking forward to look further in this class and learn more about the History of the Information age because there is so much to look at and it essentially is stuff that I like to talk about. So far with the discussions and the different group things we have done in class...

We got two things to look at

The previous class assignments that have been a part of this class that interests me at the moment would be the Live Tweeting Past Historic Events because that could modernize obviously a historic event that occurred where it could be used as a learning experience with it. Allowing us to learn a better way of...

History of Communication and Information

With the first article that I read through, The Information by James Gleick, where he talks about a person by the name of Claude Shannon who was one of the main works for the Transistor and the bit. Early in the mid-1950s, Shannon was at the center piece when the Cybernetic Movement that burst onto...

Introduction for the Class

Hi, my name is Hunter Dykhuis and I am a Senior this year at Mary Washington. I am a History Major and am going after a Computer Science Minor as well and I am hoping to be able to finish up school and work somewhere in D.C. like the Archives or work for the NPS....