Throughout history, technology has come and gone, and it's shaped the way we communicate with each other. From telegraphs to Tinder dates, people have always found ways to meet, get to know each other, date, and make new friends. So, what have these changes been like over time? How are we different, socially, than our ancestors, and what makes us the same? (Spoiler alert: fewer carrier pigeons, same inclination to have a good time.) And, what can we learn from the past that might give us a clue about how to make friends, find partners, and stay connected socially in a rapidly-changing world? Explore all of this and more with “History of Companionship”, a new blog from your friends at Ballroom.