history

The history of technology and technology throughout history; human innovation from the first stone tool to the iPhone and beyond.

  • Angela Lutton
    Published 2 months ago
    How Our World Has Changed!

    How Our World Has Changed!

    I remember my childhood. I spent most of it outside. We rode our bikes, played in the dirt. We had an old play house and if you got in before the bees came, it was fun to play in, however, not so much afterwards. We played kickball, wiffle ball, tennis, card games, dress-up, telephone, and we had a rock that we thought of as a stage and held shows. I went to camp, where we sang songs, created bad art, and learned how to cook. It was a magical time for us. The sky was the limit, and our imaginations could take us anywhere. We played outside when weather permitted and inside when it did not. We went sledding, skiing, skating, and snowshoeing in the winter. We stayed outside until it got dark, and in the winter that was around 4:00. In the summer we could spend all evening outside until 9:00 or so.
  • Lindsay Bruce
    Published 2 months ago
    The Joy of the Techless Nineties

    The Joy of the Techless Nineties

    I was born in the summer of 1979.
  • Richard Andrews
    Published 4 months ago
    How Roomba Robot Vacuum Cleaners Evolved: From 980 to s9

    How Roomba Robot Vacuum Cleaners Evolved: From 980 to s9

    Basically, new vacuum cleaners are produced in series, and several different models from the same series are often very similar. The very first series, released in the middle and second half of the 2000s, were the 500, 600 and 700 series. They became pioneers in this field and were the first that applied the HEPA filtration technology, the virtual wall, Max Mode. Some of these robots (mostly the 500 series) are currently out of production, but you shouldn’t get upset, because more technologically advanced models replaced them.
  • Kevin
    Published 5 months ago
    The Evolution of Information Technology (IT)

    The Evolution of Information Technology (IT)

    Technology today is not only important for our lives, but we can’t live without it. Due to the advancement of technology today, not too many people could imagine their life without it. Where would we be today with communication and businesses? How would people succeed with online businesses without technology? It is important to understand how technology evolves and why it is important in our everyday lives. Technology makes everything more convenient for everyone. It makes our everyday tasks easier and it saves us time. Technology keeps us safe through securing personal belongings, and homes are more secure than ever before thanks to technological innovation.
  • Wesley M
    Published 6 months ago
    Revolutionary Technology vs Changing Technology
  • Andrej Kovacevic
    Published 8 months ago
    Four Groundbreaking Devices That Started Today's Tech Revolution

    Four Groundbreaking Devices That Started Today's Tech Revolution

    These days, the average person is walking around with a smartphone in their pocket that makes a room-sized mainframe of 30 years ago seem like little more than a calculator. That speaks to the insanely quick evolution of technology in the modern world and how much we've all come to depend on the latest and greatest in tech gadgetry in our daily lives.
  • Paisley Hansen
    Published 10 months ago
    How Google's Algorithms Have Changed Over the Years

    How Google's Algorithms Have Changed Over the Years

    The internet has changed the world in extreme and profound ways. If there’s one website or service that can be thought of as the gateway to the internet, it’s certainly Google. Google processes an astounding 1.2 trillion internet searches each year. While a few competing search engines like DuckDuckGo are becoming slightly more popular, it’s certain that Google will be the king of search for the foreseeable future.
  • Rowan Marley
    Published about a year ago
    The 10 Biggest Tech Scandals of 2018

    The 10 Biggest Tech Scandals of 2018

    The year 2018 has not been a good year for many tech companies and many tech-related organizations. Due to the harsh political climate and the fact that media has been exposing serious transgressions made by company CEOs, the year has been marked by having scandal after scandal hit the tech world.
  • Iggy Paulsen
    Published about a year ago
    Who Invented the Internet?

    Who Invented the Internet?

    The internet has become about as ubiquitous and widespread as air, water, and food. It's considered to be one of the most revolutionary inventions in human history, and has changed the way society behaved ever since.
  • Valerie Holt
    Published about a year ago
    Tech, Sex, and Race

    Tech, Sex, and Race

    Technology has exploded over the last 100 years. With technology comes change, most notably in the way that different people interact with each other, with the world, and with how they are viewed. Some of the most notable groups of people that have been affected and changed by technology are women and minorities, who are both fighting for social equality, and government officials who are becoming more seen and connected.
  • Jay Tilden
    Published about a year ago
    Information Societies

    Information Societies

    The popular notion that our hyper-informed digital age is “unique in history” is a misconception: “every society since ancient Egypt,” writes Martyn Lyons, “has been an ‘information society’”—i.e., a society where “those who control and restrict access to knowledge…thereby control a key component of power.” Indeed, the accessibility of information—more so than any single technological innovation—is a major element driving and shaping western European society, giving rise to numerous innovations in communication as well as information—recording and—accessibility. Crucial groundwork was laid by premodern societies long before the sweeping changes the press would one day catalyze: it was, as Elizabeth Eisenstein wrote, not “the agent, let alone the only agent of change in Western Europe,” but “an agent” whose effects would be chiefly determined by its utilization and relationship to information.
  • Ryan Epps
    Published 2 years ago
    Biggest Tech Failures of All Time

    Biggest Tech Failures of All Time

    There's no shortage of technological failures out there; Apple, one of the now largest companies in existence, once created what was called the Apple Newton and, one that was far worse, a gaming console called Apple Bandai Pippin. Now, not all tech companies are supposed to make something revolutionary, or enhancing to society, but it turns out that the ones who made some of the biggest tech failures turned out to have shown us all just what exactly needs to be fixed in the industry, and how best to revolutionize that ideal as a whole.