How Mobile Gaming Has Changed Over Time

Mobile gaming is an enormously popular sector of the video games industry, making up almost half of the industry’s total worldwide revenue, which is on course to exceed $200 billion in the next few years! Mobile gaming has brought gaming to a whole new audience, with millions of people worldwide playing games such as Candy[…]

‘The Medium Is the Message’: Marshall McLuhan Predicted the Internet and Its Dangers

McLuhan lives on today as the immortal saint of electronic culture. The 20th-century futurists were susceptible to making some incredible predictions.  2020 is already shaping up to be a hugely pivotal year, but now that we’re here we can look back and easily see just how inaccurate several predictions turned out to be.  For instance,[…]

4 Ways to Use Microsoft MS-100 Exam for IT Career Success. Are Practice Tests Important during Preparation?

Introduction The learning path that Microsoft takes you through while seeking a certification can make you nothing short of an expert in your field. That’s why for those seeking to be enterprise administrators, they should consider stepping out to the job market with a Microsoft badge. It’s essential, therefore, that they take and pass the[…]

Prehistoric and Ancient Native American Tools and Technology in Iowa

Exploring archery technology, the production of bone tools and ground stone tools, flintknapping, and prehistoric pottery. By Tim WeitzelHistoric Preservation Specialist Overview Paleoindian At the end of the last Ice Age, Iowa had a cool, wet climate and widespread coniferous forests. Paleoindian peoples (11,000_8500 BC) lived in small, highly mobile bands and hunted large game animals. Their tools[…]

Prehistoric Oldowan Tools

2.6-million-year-old tools from Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania. Introduction The appearance of simple stone tools, widely known as Oldowan tools or the Oldowan industry, marked the beginning of our technological revolution. To our knowledge, these artifacts appeared around 2.6 million years ago in the savannahs of Eastern Africa. Today, the Oldowan is still the earliest, universally acknowledged stone tool[…]

Vibrators Had a Long History as Medical Quackery before Their Use as Sex Toys

By the 1930s, vibrators were just another household electric appliance that could soothe your pains at the end of a long day. And then…. In the contemporary moment of sex-positive feminism, praises for the orgasmic capacity of the vibrator abound. “They’re all-encompassing, a blanket of electricity, that’ll course through your veins, producing orgasms you didn’t[…]

Medieval and Early Modern Windmill Architecture and Technology

Historical aspects in the transformation of the windmill’s architectural forms, structures, and elements. Introduction The modern wind-power engineering is one of the perspective directions of using ecological clean energy. Renewable energy sources used to ensure energy supply can be considered to be an upcoming trend for civil engineering [1-10]. The article deals with the historical[…]

Water: The Fuel for the Medieval Industrial Revolution

The owners of waterwheels and their mills were the first barons of industry after the so-called ‘Dark Ages’. Despite the greatest industrial complex of the Roman Empire being the imperial grain mill at Barbegal near Arles in what is now southern France, and the knowledge of gearing used for the mill, the waterwheel (the power[…]

Industrial Development during the Enlightenment

The Enlightenment’s chronology, spatiality, and content in the context of the Industrial Revolution. Introduction In 1997 Robert Darnton published a short article, entitled The Enlightenment: A Personal View, in which he was very critical of many recent studies of the topic. He set off by stating that ‘We live in an age of inflation’, a[…]

Climate Effects on Human Evolution and Technology

Key human adaptations evolved in response to environmental instability. Climate Fluctuation Paleoanthropologists – scientists who study human evolution – have proposed a variety of ideas about how environmental conditions may have stimulated important developments in human origins.  Diverse species have emerged over the course of human evolution, and a suite of adaptations have accumulated over[…]

A History of Science and Technology in China since the Ancient Han Dynasty

Among the earliest inventions were the abacus, the “shadow clock,” and the first flying machines. Introduction The history of science and technology in China is both long and rich with science and technological contribution. In antiquity, independent of Greek philosophers and other civilizations, ancient Chinese philosophers made significant advances in science, technology, mathematics, and astronomy.[…]

Tips to Help You Pick the Best Apps for Listening to Podcasts

Over the years, people have continued to enjoy getting information, entertainment, and relaxation all from the same source. Over the years, technology has continued to evolve, and now podcasts are available to us. It’s a relatively new technology that provides the information, entertainment, and relaxation we desire, even on the go. Thousands of podcasts are[…]

Exam Dumps – A Secret Tip to Nail Your Microsoft 70-487 Exam

Microsoft is one of the most trusted vendors when it comes to certifying IT professionals. Recruiting teams from international companies always give an advantage to candidates who add the Microsoft badge to their resume. If you have been building a career as a web developer for at least three years, already have the MCSA Web[…]

Travel, Transport, and Communications in Victorian England

During Queen Victoria’s reign Britain was the most powerful trading nation in the world. Introduction Victorian advances in transport and communications sparked a social, cultural and economic revolution whose effects are still evident today. The railway network flourished between 1830 and 1870. By 1852 there were over 7,000 miles of rail track in England and[…]

Humans Domesticated Horses – New Archaeological Tech Answering Where and When

Archaeologists have long argued over when and how people first domesticated horses. Introduction In the increasingly urbanized world, few people still ride horses for reasons beyond sport or leisure. However, on horseback, people, goods and ideas moved across vast distances, shaping the power structures and social systems of the premechanized era. From the trade routes[…]

Science, Technology, and the Rise of Machines in the 20th Century

How to turn language, the core operating system of the humanities, into numbers. Stephen Mitchell suffered from allergies. “When the trees come out, I can’t see. People stand around saying, ‘Isn’t it lovely,’ but I weep,” he told the New York Times in 1965. A thirty-five-year-old professor at Syracuse University, he found sanctuary in the temperature-controlled environment of[…]

How to Patch N64 ROMs

We all like Nintendo 64 (N64) games. They mesmerize us with exciting storyline and captivating gameplay. Notwithstanding the fact that the N64 was discontinued almost 17 years ago, its legendary titles are considered a must-have for old-school gamers who consider Nintendo to be an equivalent with retrogaming. Still, the most disappointing fact for us is[…]

The Means of Ancient Communication

Since the art of writing was discovered, nearly every form of writing material has been used. By Grahame Johnstone Introduction The invention of writing and in particular of alphabetic writing marked a milestone in cultural development. It provided humanity with a new means of communication that literally inscribed in stone the spoken word. Communication could[…]

Medieval Innovation in Energy Production: Windmills, Waterwheels, and Automatic Fountains

Mechanical machinery in the medieval centuries used innovative sources of energy to generate motion and mechanical power. Abstract The fascinating mechanical inventions aiming at the welfare of the human kind started from ancient Egyptians and continued development through different eras. In the medieval centuries, the Islamic civilization paid wonderful attention to mechanical engineering. Banu Mosa[…]

Inventions and Innovations of Ancient Persia

While these contributions may be understood as commonplace in the present day, they were entirely novel in their time. Introduction Ancient Persian culture contributed many of the aspects of the modern world which people simply take for granted as having always existed. The designation “Persia” comes from the Greeks – primarily standardized by the historian[…]

The Top Instagram Strategies to Boost Your Following and Engagement

Instagram is a mammoth of a playground. As a platform that over a billion users, it’s one of the most successful marketing tools in the world, but also one where it’s hard to get ahead. And if you’ve been struggling with trying to boost your status on Instagram and grow a following, we’ve compiled a[…]

A History of the Industrial Revolution

The effects spread throughout Western Europe and North America during the nineteenth century. Introduction The Industrial Revolution was a major shift of technological, socioeconomic, and cultural conditions that occurred in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century in some Western countries. It began in Britain and spread throughout the world, a process that continues as[…]

A Guide to In-Building Wireless Solutions

Our day by day reliance on cell phones has become a massive piece of our cutting edge fundamentals such as gas, power and water. It is our web, email, individualized computing, camera, video recorder, internet-based life, television, motion pictures, music, maps, schedule mapper, book reader, digital recording, gaming, applications, and obviously, our discussion and content[…]

Putting the Universe under the Telescope over the Next Decade

The 2020s will use increasingly complex technology to ramp up our efforts to understand more about the Universe. Introduction We humans are a curious, questing lot, and the 2020s will see us continue to observe the Universe around us, trying to understand more about fundamental particles, forces, objects and relationships from both ground and space-based[…]