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

Richard Andrews8 days ago
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 20...
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Kevin a month ago
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 ...
Wesley M2 months ago
Revolutionary Technology vs Changing Technology
Technology like the printing press, the internet, and social media have not revolutionized media, or its mediums. The technology only makes media’s distribution, and storage easier, and more efficient...
Andrej Kovacevic4 months ago
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 insanel...
Paisley Hansen5 months ago
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 ast...
Rowan Marleya year ago
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 ...
Iggy Paulsena year ago
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 beh...
Valerie Holta year ago
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. Som...
Jay Tildena year ago
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 ...
Ryan Eppsa year ago
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 conso...
Carol Jax2 years ago
Did the Car Change the Driver?
Remember when, with the arrival of computers, there were alt fan groups like chat rooms, where we could discuss, anything. I belonged to a Keanu Reeves fan group. I had never posted my feelings, thoug...
Chloe Gilholy2 years ago
Ciao Ending Payments for Reviews
It's been something that many of us have seen coming for a long time, but social comparison/product review site Ciao has announced that they will stop paying writers for their reviews and rates. The future of the site always seemed bleak since the announcement of sister site Dooyoo announcing that they will cease to pay for reviews in 2015. Yesterday I wrote my 300th and final review for ciao.co.uk. It is an end of the era indeed, but I will never forget the friends and memories that I have made...
Jake Frommer2 years ago
Must Watch Internet Culture Documentaries
The technological age has given way to massive paradigm shifts in our daily lives. A new era of communication, sharing, and anonymity is upon us. As everyone finds their niche internet culture, it bec...
Chelsea Pullano2 years ago
Worst Tech Flops of All Time
The tech industry is one of the most profitable business sectors in history. Great inventions help both individuals and corporations become more productive, stay in touch with friends, and even take t...
Patricia Sarkar2 years ago
Ada Lovelace, The First Computer Programmer
When do you think the first computer came around? Thinking the 80s? 60s? 40s? What if I told you that a computer had been designed back in 1837, and that the first person who programmed for this devic...