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Morse Code

  • By: Adam C. Earnheardt
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Morse code is arguably the first type of electronic, digital communication. Much like binary computer systems, which use ones and zeros, Morse code is comprised of “ons” and “offs.” Also like computers, the code relies on precise intervals of time between ...

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