In the Ancient Near East, clay tablets were used as a writing medium, especially for writing in cuneiform, throughout the Bronze Age and well into the Iron Age. Cuneiform characters were imprinted on a wet clay tablet with a stylus often made of reed (reed pen).
A codex, plural codices, is a book constructed of a number of sheets of paper, vellum, papyrus, or similar materials, with hand-written contents.
Printing Press using Woodblocks
Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in antiquity as a method of printing on textiles and later paper.
A printed publication (usually issued daily or weekly) consisting of folded unstapled sheets and containing news, feature articles, advertisements, and correspondence.
Industrial Age of Media
People used the power of steam, developed machine tools, established iron production, and the manufacturing of various products (including books through the printing press).
An electric, electronic, or manual machine with keys for producing printlike characters one at a time on paper inserted around a roller.
Telegraph-A system for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, especially one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection
A system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound, typically voices, over a distance using wire or radio.
Information Age of Media
A system for transmitting visual images and sound that are reproduced on screens, chiefly used to broadcast programs for entertainment, information, and education.
Large Electronic Computer
Was amongst the earliest electronic general-purpose computers made. It was Turing-complete, digital and able to solve "a large class of numerical problems" through reprogramming.