"Examining television drama from a semiotic viewpoint, this study explains the need to develop semiotic theory further in order to acknowledge all the sign systems that practitioners have exploited in successful television drama. A selection of major television dramas are examined from a theoretical perspective, linking formalism and realism. These dramas include ER, NYPD Blue, The Tribe, The Politicians Wife, Big Women, Wilderness, Inspector Morse, Cracker, Fitz, and The X-Files."
Discusses the development of various means of communication, from the printed word through telegraph and telephone to radio, television, and computers, examining the technology that has made communicating easier.
Discusses the implications for business of the Americans with Disabilities Act, shows how to make the workplace more accessible to employees and customers with disabilities, and surveys computer hardware and software that can open up more jobs to handicapped candidates