About this product Product Information A guide to using the Internet to locate people. Finding Anyone, Anywhere, Anywhen is the modern handbook on finding anyone who lived during any century in the past, as well as how to find people living today -- anywhere in the world. Whether searching for ancestors or descendents, or just looking to get in touch with friends from years ago, this is the definitive "How To" research book. The author reveals tricks learned through 30 years of research experience on how to locate people through the magic of what the Internet is today
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Creativity exploded worldwide. As costs camedown, the ability ofpeopleto shareartandprinted communicationcreated a virtual torrent of knowledge and information. It is always the creativity of individuals-inventors, innovatorsand visionaries-that leadsthe way. The invention of radio and television created instantaneousmass communication. Each broadcast meant that anyone with a receiver would receive a simultaneouscopy of the original work.
Recording devicesallowed copiesto be literally frozen in time, for later playback. In ,Jack St. Clair Kilby inventedthe integrated electroniccircuit, or microchip. His invention paved the way for the miniaturrzationof computersand the birth of the Internet. Once again, another creative individual influencedand changedthe world. The Apple computer,one popular example,was born in I TWoteenagers in California were largelyresponsible for its success. The Apple was designed by Steve Wozniak to demonstrateto his local computer club, and when a store ordered50 oftheffi, he andhis friend SteveJobs, began production.
The low price of PCs brought them within reach of highly creativeand talented young people in their teens and twenties. For the first time, the power previously available only to multinational corporations and governmentswas suddenlyavailable to the public.
Apple computer clubs swept the continent. Here, in monthly meetings,computer enthusiasts could meetto excitedlydiscuss new ideas and try out new experiments and programs. Still, onething was missing. And thatmissingsomething createda truly formidablechallenge.
These avid computer club enthusiastsand other PC userswanted to go far beyond their local clubs and neighborhoods. They wanted nothing less than to be ableto communicateglobally, and exchange ideas with otheryoung people all overthe world.
Finding anyone, anywhere, anywhen
Finding Anyone, Anywhere, Anywhen
Finding anyone anywhere anywhen