History

10 Technological Advancements That Changed the Destiny of Humankind

blue image of man progressing through the ages

Looking at the way we live today, it’s easy to think that relatively recent discoveries and innovations in science and technology are responsible for our modern lifestyle. But even the newest devices and equipment today have their foundations in technology developed centuries ago. The technology used for information exchange, communication, transportation and many other essential aspects of our lives are …

The history of photography

The history of photography is a long and distinguished one. Multiple scientific discoveries eventually led to the technologically advanced cameras of today. In fact, the first dark room (camera obscura) attempt at photography occurred near the year 1800, when Thomas Wedgwood made the first photographs using paper and white leather dipped in silver nitrate. Unfortunately, he was only able to …