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Inventors of Everyday Technology — Infographic

The Inventors of Everyday Technology

They’re the things we use everyday and often take for granted, but at one time, none of these things existed.  From potato chips to airplanes; indoor plumbing to cars, these technologies at one time were created and then perfected by someone, but who?  Today’s infographic takes a look at the people and things behind the tech we use every day of our lives.  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 15, 2017 in Infographics

 

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The Current War — Infographic

The Current War — Edison v. Tesla

Since the opening of 2013 brings to a close the life of the incandescent light bulb, I thought it appropriate that the first infographic of the new year help illustrate the contentious battle to bring not only the light bulb, but electricity as a whole into our homes.  At the turn of last century, a fierce battle was waged between rival scientists and inventors Thomas Edison and Nikolas Tesla over whose system or relaying current, direct and  alternating, respectively, would carry this new power forward. 

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Posted by on January 2, 2013 in Infographics

 

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