Modern Technology14 Agustus 2016 Admin UNW Dibaca : 575 Kali
Today, the phrase “modern technology” is usually used to mean computers. But a few hundred years ago, steam power and mechanical presses were new and exciting technology.
Before Gutenberg’s movable type and printing press, books were copied by hand. Now they could be produced more quickly
Historians think the first pencil was invented by Conrad Gesner in Germany.
In Holland, Hans Lipperhay invented the telescope-although some people think his children made one while playing!
The first photographic image was taken by Joseph Niépce in France. He had to leave his camera still for 8 hours!
Sometimes one invention leads to so many others, it changes the world.
The first machines and factories used to massproduce goods led to the Industrial Revolution.
For the first time, people could safely harness the power of electricity.
The microprocessor made computers smaller and started the information age.
The first handheld E-book reader could store 10 books or 4,000 pages.