History of Technology

About.com is a great site where you can find out all sorts of things about all sorts of topics.

I thought you might be interested in some of the facts about the History of Technology:

  1. First freely programmable computer was invented in 1936. Read more
  2. First recorded use of homing pigeons used to send message – the winner of the Olympic Games to the Athenians in 776BC. Read more
  3. Boston civil servant George Carey was thinking about complete television systems and in 1877 he put forward drawings for what he called a selenium camera that would allow people to see by electricity. Read more
  4. First Atlantic telegraph cable completed in 1858 but failed after 26 days due to the voltage being too high. Read more


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