The fist was usurped by the clubs and swords.
Clubs and swords were usurped by the sling.
The sling lost to the bow and arrow.
The bow and arrow lost to gunpowder.
Gunpowder was trumped by TNT.
TNT lost to atomic bombs.
Dumb bombs lost to precision munitions.
Rock glyphs lost out to Sumerian Clay baked inscription.
Baked clay tablets lost to paper.
Paper files are losing to electronic files.
Photoypositing was obliterated by desktop publishing.
The Victrola was replaced by vinyl records.
Vinyl was replaced with 8 tracks.
8 tracks were replaced by cassettes.
Cassettes were replaced by CDs.