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Innovation and Adaptation of Products

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1. Think of a technology that was once cutting edge but has now ceased to exist. Why did it die? Was it insulated? Did it die because it presented a closed posture to new or disturbing information?

2. Tell the story of a technology that has survived due to the creativity of one or two individuals who had adapted to the changing world. What role did the leader/s play?

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1. Think of a technology that was once cutting edge but has now ceased to exist. Why did it die? Was it insulated? Did it die because it presented a closed posture to new or disturbing information?

Many years ago (we're talking the late 1700s, early 1800s), people communicated by telegraph. A telegraph was a way to send electric signals over wires from one location to another location. The messages that were sent back and forth were very short and simple. It was the main mode of communication, and when invented, was cutting-edge technology. It no longer exists because we have come so far in technology. We now have telephones, cell phone, video chat, ...

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