“The Industrial Revolution was a continuing period of economic growth and change which were caused by technological innovations in the process of manufacturing” (Kishlansky).
In 1837 the telegraph began to get remodeled into a working mechanical form by Morse, Vail, and a colleague, Leonard Gale.
“Joseph Henry provided electricity in 1836 with his “intensity batteries,” which were sent over a wire” (History Wired).
It is no longer necessary to agree on when and where to meet.
People can just call each other on their mobile phones and say where they are at the moment.