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[…]

NESSI Emerges as New Tool for Researching Exoplanet Atmospheres

NESSI views the galaxy in infrared light, which is invisible to the human eye. By Elizabeth Landau The darkness surrounding the Hale Telescope breaks with a sliver of blue sky as the dome begins to open, screeching with metallic, sci-fi-like sounds atop San Diego County’s Palomar Mountain. The historic observatory smells of the oil pumped[…]

Benefits of Passing Microsoft 70-778 exam. Where to Find Most Reliable Exam Dumps?

The world today is very advanced and uses a lot of technologies for almost every task. Further contributing to the competitive nature of businesses, BI reporting has become a necessity in many organizations. They use various software to support their data collection and reporting. Among the many software available, Microsoft Power BI takes a prominent[…]

From Their Balloons, the First Aeronauts Transformed Our View of the World

Not so long ago, people had no idea what would happen to them – and what they would see – once they ascended into the clouds. Introduction Near the beginning of the new film “The Aeronauts,” a giant gas-filled balloon called the “Mammoth” departs from London’s Vauxhall Gardens and ascends into the clouds, revealing a[…]

Primate Activity with Stones Hints at How Human Tool Use Evolved

Studying animal tooling can provide clues to the mysteries of human evolution. Human beings used to be defined as “the tool-maker” species. But the uniqueness of this description was challenged in the 1960s when Dr. Jane Goodall discovered that chimpanzees will pick and modify grass stems to use to collect termites. Her observations called into[…]

Alan Turing: Computer and Mathematics Pioneer Jailed for Love

As a result of anti-homosexuality laws in the UK in the 1950s, Alan was charged with gross indecency. Who was Alan Turing? Alan Turing was an English mathematician and pioneer of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. During WW2, he was instrumental in breaking the German Enigma code, leading to Allied victory over Nazi Germany.[…]

Why a Computer Will Never Be Truly Conscious

Brain functions integrate and compress multiple components of an experience which simply can’t be handled in the way computers sense, process and store data. Many advanced artificial intelligence projects say they are working toward building a conscious machine, based on the idea that brain functions merely encode and process multisensory information. The assumption goes, then,[…]

A History of Science and Technology in China

The first recorded observations of comets, solar eclipses, and supernovae were made in China. 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. The[…]

The Internet at 50: The Night the Internet Was Born

50 years ago there was no expectation of where the achievement would lead, and the real impact would not begin to be understood for almost 20 years. UCLA October 29, 19699:30 p.m.  Boelter Hall is a nondescript but pleasant enough brick building on the UCLA campus, framed by California olive trees and bordered by the grass-lined[…]

How the U.S. Census Kickstarted America’s Computing Industry

As the country grew, each census required greater effort than the last. That problem led to the invention of the punched card. By Dr. David Lindsay RobertsAdjunct Professor of MathematicsPrince George’s Community College Introduction The U.S. Constitution requires that a population count be conducted at the beginning of every decade. This census has always been[…]

The Internet At 50: How the Dot-Com Bubble Burst

As the new millennium began, greed, ignorance, and misplaced hopes within the tech world nearly destroyed the financial potential for the internet. “When will the Internet Bubble burst?” For scores of ‘Net upstarts, that unpleasant popping sound is likely to be heard before the end of this year.” Jack Willoughby, Barron’s, March 2000 It was[…]

Important Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

The inventions themselves were not an immediately profitable investment throughout many parts of Europe during the 18th century. Introduction The Industrial Revolution was a time of great change and development throughout parts of Europe in which society made substantial technological progress. A large amount of this progress was centered in Britain, not only because of[…]

Chariots in Ancient Hunting, Sports, and Warfare

Horses were not used for transport, ploughing, warfare or any other practical human activity until quite late in history, and the chariot was the first such application. By Rodrigo Quijada PlubinsHistorian Introduction The chariot was a light vehicle, usually on two wheels, drawn by one or more horses, often carrying two standing persons, a driver[…]

5 Milestones That Created the Internet, 50 Years after the First Network Message

The first internet communication was underwhelming, thanks to a computer crash. But a lot has happened since then – including key decisions that helped build the internet of today. Introduction Fifty years ago, a UCLA computer science professor and his student sent the first message over the predecessor to the internet, a network called ARPANET.[…]

The Internet at 50: Four Steps in Transforming the Digital World

The internet may have been “born” in October 1969, but it then percolated for years as complex, near-impenetrable masses of data stored in computers around the world. “I don’t feel like a father of anything. It’s not how I think of myself. Every now and again, I think, ‘you know what? I invented the search[…]

Ancient Mesopotamian Science and Technology

The Sumerians first explored the practice of the scientific hypothesis. Introduction Mesopotamian science and technology developed during the Uruk Period (4100-2900 BCE) and Early Dynastic Period (2900-1750 BCE) of the Sumerian culture of southern Mesopotamia. The foundation of future Mesopotamian advances in scientific/technological progress was laid by the Sumerians who first explored the practice of[…]

Ancient Greek Scroll’s Hidden Contents Revealed through Infrared Imaging

The scroll was discovered and painstakingly unrolled in 1795. More than 200 years ago, scholars glued the remains of an ancient papyrus scroll onto cardboard to preserve it. But the scroll, a history of Plato’s Academy, also had writing on the back. Now scholars have deployed imaging technology to read what’s been concealed. This scroll[…]