Why Didn't The Romans Invent The Internet?

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In Terry Pratchett’s book “Going Postal” he writes about the impact on the Discworld civilization of the semaphore tower. A new – but relatively basic – technology which revolutionises how people work, play, and interact. It changes the fortunes of the humble and the mighty. It is as useful for individuals as for nation states.…

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