The Evolution Of The Tablet: They've Been Ingrained In Human Society For Thousands Of Years And We Are Only Now Perfecting Them | Exploring Markets

The Evolution Of The Tablet: They've Been Ingrained In Human Society For Thousands Of Years And We Are Only Now Perfecting Them

The tablet has been used in human history for thousands of years. It was a slab of stone. It was a block of wax. It was a chalkboard. It was a pad of paper. It is now an electronic device.

4,000 years ago this tablet was made. It was found in ancient Mesopotamia. On this tablet are instructions and specifications for an ark. One that can hold two of every animal, and a large group of people:



Aristotle used to write his notes on wax tablets like this. He also made sure that some of his students had one:



Schools around the country used to have their students write on chalkboard tablets: 



Later there were paper tablets like this: 



And now there are electronic tablets like the iPad: