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Technological Achivements

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Yong heok Tan

on 18 May 2015

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Celebrating Science
Technological Achievements (18th century)
Technological Achievements (19th Century)
-Willis Carrier invents the air conditioner.
-The television or iconoscope (cathode-ray tube) invented by Vladimir Kosma Zworykin.
-Karl Jansky invents the radio telescope.
-John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry built the first electronic digital computer.
Technological Achievements (21st century)
-Intel Express Chipsets - Grantsdale and Alderwood
-YouTube - the online video sharing and viewing community - was invented in 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.
-New inventions of 2009 include: a new computer interface called the sixth sense, and a retinal implant for the blind.
-Humphry Davy invents the first electric light - the first arc lamp.
-George Stephenson designs the first steam locomotive.
-William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet.
-Jean Bernard Léon Foucault invents gyroscope.
Recent Finds
Google Glass:

Google Glass
Voice recognition:
-Say “take a picture” to take a picture.
-Record what you see. Hands-free.
-Speak to send a message.
-Translate your voice.
Epitome of AI/Voice Recognition
Throughout the centuries:
-Envisioned great things
-Sought constant renewal and improvement
With 356,943 utility patent applications filed and 164,293 utility patents
Lets celebrate science
With ever-changing improvements to the fields of scientific studies and research:

Daily tasks become:
-In overall (better)

I mean... Can you imagine life without smartphones and transport?
(Reported 356,943 utility patent applications filed and 164,293 utility patents just in year 2004 alone)
Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

In short summary
1500AD - 1599AD

1600AD - 1699AD
1800AD - 1899AD
1700AD - 1799AD
1400AD to 1500AD
500 AD to 1450 AD
Age of Exploration
Age of natural philosophers
Isaac Newton 3 laws of physics
Science of chemistry developed from medieval alchemy
The birth of Galileo Galilei, René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Isaac Newton
Famous works include:
Human-powered submarine invented by Cornelis Drebbel
Blood transfusion
Steam turbine
The micrometer
Modern Era
An age of endless possibilities
Modern medicine and computerization made possible
Barely passing the 2nd decade mark and tremendous improvements are already seen
Nobel prizes includes:
Stem cells (Shinya Yamanaka)
Graphene ( Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov)
The abc conjecture ( Joseph Oesterlé and David Masser)
Age of machine tools
Second industrial revolution (1865–1900)
Railways and steam ships, faster and wider means of communication
Factory production of consumer goods
Famous works include:
Spectroscope for the chemical analysis
The electromagnet
The electric dynamo
The Middle Ages
The Renaissance era
The very beginning of the modern era of science
A time of great exploration, religious and political turmoil, and extraordinary literature
Fields of engineering, mining, navigation and the military arts were prominent.
Famous works include
The compound microscope
The water thermometer
Suppression of knowledge and learning
But men started invention and discovery
Famous works include:
The Age of Technological Revolution
The Age of Enlightenment
Modern manufacturing began with steam engines replacing animal labor
The American Revolutionary War
The spread of capitalism and the increased availability of printed materials
Famous works:
The atmospheric steam engine
The fire extinguisher
The first electrical capacitor
The battery
1900AD - 1999AD
2000AD - Present
Technology, science, and inventions have progressed at an accelerated rate
Computerization taken for granted
Famous works include:
Modern vacuum cleaner
Ductile tungsten
Haber Process
Nylon ( polymer 6.6.)
People return to research and learning after the Dark Ages
Age of Discovery with increased exploration
Birth of modern printing
Famous works include:
The Printing Press
Celebrating Science Through the Ages
Team Alpha +++
Jurong Junior College

Ming Hao
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