The internet? It’s just a kind of a telegraph, really.
You can’t quite keep up with Emily. She texts, she codes, she is witness to cyber bullying. This is 19th century Manchester after all. Yes, that’s right, 19th century, Victorian Manchester, also known as Cottonopolis, the home of mills and telegraph exchanges.
While we may think that the internet revolutionised communications, Channel 4 Education shows digital native audiences that it was in fact the telegraph that gave rise to online culture. Created by Hat Trick and Littleloud and written by husband and wife duo Leah Moore and John Reppion, the enhanced online comic uses digital layering and sound to bring Moore and Reppion’s stories to life. Read all about it at www.thethrillelectric.com.