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January 19, 2009 10:09 pm

Presidential Inauguration – Technology cycle

Filed under: Events,Tech — ramsblog @ 10:09 pm

Wired magazine has a great article about how the Presidential inaugurations were celebrated in terms of technology back then and now. Recently when I heard several people mention about the inauguration webcast and watching the celebration at the community gatherings etc, I was thinking about how such events were communicated/conveyed to the people when there was no web or Television. Here I notice this article gives an overview timeline from technology aspect.

Also take a look at this slideshow here

http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2009/01/dayintech_0120

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2 Comments »

  1. I will be watching it on the Penn State big screen at the IST building :-) I wish they had shown it in our BIG Beaver Stadium. It would have been great fun to be with so many people cheering on the inauguration!

    Comment by My3 — January 20, 2009 5:59 am @ 5:59 am | Reply

  2. @My3 – hope you enjoyed the celebration.
    I watched it online for few minutes before heading to work on http://inaugural.senate.gov/history/video/video-2009-obama.cfm site.

    Comment by Ram — January 20, 2009 11:13 pm @ 11:13 pm | Reply


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