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The Invention Of A Patent

- For thousands of years people have been inventing and making advancements in every aspect of our lives. It is also crucial to these innovators that they be rewarded and recognized for their ideas, and that they cannot be copied by a third party. To ensure this, the patent was introduced into the world and now protects millions of inventions and processes from fraud. The importance of a patent to an engineer’s lifestyle is enormous, as many would not be able to make a living if it were not for the documentations and systems that are in place today....   [tags: Patent, Invention, Innovation, Patentability]

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Automobiles: The Greatest Invention

- To many people, when they hear the word “invention” they think of clever gadgets and devices that are now common. Such as the safety pin, zippers, computers, telephones, and cars- all of which have amazing stories behind them. However the word “invention” actually goes back to the Latin word invenire for “to come upon.” Basically an invention can be any tangible device or a process, which is brought out by the human imagination. Now a lot of these inventions have helped shaped America....   [tags: Invention of the Car]

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The Invention Of The Human Civilization

- Since the first sign of the human civilization until now, human had invented many great inventions to support their daily lives. The invention of the human become more modern and complex day by day, at the time period before Common Era, human used cave as houses, and manipulated rocks to be their weapons to hunt, thus, at that time, rock was one of the very important thing to the human civilization. Human, then, knew how to create fire and use it to cook food. As time moved on, human finally reach the agricultural era, which they found out how to grow crop and harvest them for food or trading purpose....   [tags: Invention, Creativity, Patent, Innovation]

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The Invention And Industrial Applications

- From Iphone 6s to the airplane, patent is common in the daily lives of people. What are patents. In modern society, short-term patent usually be awarded to the sovereign state of the application of the exclusive rights field. As the inventor of the new invention, he or she will be able to apply for the invention of their time in exchange for the public and the details of the patent for a limited period. This is all about new, useful and non-obvious method, machine, article of manufacture, or there is a solution to a particular technical problem, if nobody said that some people had invented....   [tags: Patent, Invention, Patentability]

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The Invention Of The Great Inventors

- In our society, there are many kinds of works; teachers teach students in the school, government officers help govern the whole country, and lawyers work in the court for the justice. How about inventors. What do the inventors do. Inventors usually do the invention for human being’s better lives even though they have to face with failures and challenge during the way to success. In their process of invention, a process about engineering and product development, they use their creative minds trying to solve the problem people meet with everyday; although they may be fail to solve the problem at their first try, they still keep optimistic doing the experiments again and again....   [tags: Patent, Invention, Patentability, Thomas Edison]

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The Invention Of Human Development

- The whole history of human development, in essence, is a glorious history of invention. All aspects of human are all related to the invention and creation, such as clothing, food, housing, transportation and communication. Compared with the past, these entire have a big difference due to the scientists invent. It can even be said that, without invention, there is no human civilization and high-tech era. The invention, as the essential symbol of human progress and development, is full of meaning....   [tags: Patent, Invention, Incandescent light bulb]

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What Did The Invention Of The? `` Free Lunch?

- In the introduction Mokyr supports the idea of “‘free lunch,’” that is, an increase in output that is not commensurate with the increase in effort and cost necessary to bring it about.”1 He believes that four processes work together to make economic advances; investment, trade, the correct amount of population growth and technological innovations, and he chooses to focus solely on technological advances. There is a “residual” part of economics that cannot be explained by a certain event in time or innovation that was made, it was simply an advance that would be called “free lunch.”2 Francis Bacon actually thought that there were two separate types of invention, one that could have been made...   [tags: Innovation, Invention, Technology, Creativity]

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The Invention of Different Types of Glasses: Bifocals

- The invention of the bifocals was one of the most important inventions of the 1700s. They have changed the lives of both children and adults that have issues with their eyesight. They rid people of eyestrain and headaches. Also, bifocals rid people of the inconvenience caused by having to shift from one pair of glasses to the other. Bifocals also allowed for more types of glasses to be developed. As Benjamin Franklin grew older, his vision worsened. He became both far-sighted and near-sighted and the constant switching of his glasses frustrated him so much that he decided to solve this problem....   [tags: benjamin franklin, invention, eyesight]

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Invention of the Steam Engine

- Invention of the Steam Engine Mankind’s interrelation with manufacturing systems has a long history. Nowadays we see manufacturing systems and their applications as systems in which goods are produced and delivered to the suitable places where we can obtain them. We are conscious of the fact that everything we consume or obtain is produced at some facilities. We are also aware of the fact that many components involve at these processes such as laborers, capital, and machines. Nevertheless, majority of people might not realize how these processes have developed all along this time and changed our daily lives surprisingly....   [tags: Technology Invention History]

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The Invention of the ATM

- Many years’ people have been trying to figure out who actually invented the ATM ideas or machines. There are six developers’ that are being tossed around by past researchers of who was the originator of this exciting technology. The six developer’s names are as follows; Luther George Simjian, John Shepherd-Barron, James Goodfellow, Don Wetzel, John D. White and Jairus Larson. Luther George Simjian was famous for the earlier development creation of ATM science in the past1930’s that was not a solid winner of ATM technology....   [tags: ATM, Inventions,]

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The Internet: The Greatest Invention Ever

- Throughout the years, there have been hundreds of inventions that have been created to change our way of life. These inventions have ranged from the beginning of time with the wheel through Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb, which had been used for years to keep houses lit. Possibly one of the greatest inventions in history that is still used today is the internet, which has made significant changes to how the day to day business is conducted. On October 29, 1969 Lawrence Roberts had created the first two nodes to travel between UCLA and SRI International....   [tags: internet, inventions, ]

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The Invention of the Cell Phone

- ... We have phone addicts who have to have their phone intheir hand. I am not only talking about teenagers there are grown adults who are cell phone obsessed. They spend thousands of dollars to have the greatest and the latest. Cell phones do have their pluses though. Before cell phones we couldn't find the weather for the week or who's posted on our Facebook from a train or grocery store. Now everywhere we go all in one device we can have a camera, social media sites, internet, phone and weather channel....   [tags: inventions that changed the world]

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An Invention Of An Engineer

- “I was one of those children where, if you put me in a room and gave me some crayons and a pencils, you wouldn 't hear from me for nine straight hours. And I was always drawing racing cars and rockets and spaceships and planes, things that were very fast that would take me away.” (G.Oldman) The life of an engineer can start early with signs similar to Mr. Oldman. Children, who like to draw free hand and build with Legos without using the instructions manual, have a creative mind. These minds eventually turn out to become engineers or similar to an engineer....   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Vitruvian Man]

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The Invention Of The Camera

- “The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce instantly” (Demetri Martin, Brainyquote.com).The invention of the camera is a worldwide product that is being used every second. The camera is able to hold precious memories and an abundance of pictures. The camera was an invention that was regularly maintained up to date. During the time the camera was invented, it was capable to taking one picture at a time and only in black and white. Now a days, the camera has become digital....   [tags: Incandescent light bulb, Thomas Edison]

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The Invention Of The Gps

- There have been many inventions throughout history and some of them have been a lot more helpful than others. The GPS, the Pacemaker, and the cell phone are all very important innovations made to the new world. Without these modern day inventions a lot of thing and the way we interact would be different The invention of the GPS started with Dr. Ivan Getting leaving his position at Raytheon Company, and armed with the knowledge of what was at the time the most advanced navigational technology in the world, they began developing the Global Positioning System....   [tags: Telephone, Mobile phone, Radio, Heart rate]

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The Invention of the Hourglass

- What would the world do without time. A person’s life is developed around time, such as when someone eats, sleeps, or works. During the Age of Exploration, the explorers needed a time device that was advanced enough to be on a ship. If explorers did not have a way of measuring time, they would have no way of knowing when to go different directions and would have most likely become lost. The Age of Exploration lasted from the fourteenth century to the seventeenth century (Briney). Many geographical locations, inventions, and knowledge of the world developed during the Age of Exploration time period....   [tags: The Age of Exploration]

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The Invention Of The Automobile

- The automobile is one of the most significant inventions of all time. The Industrial Revolution brought forth countless modern inventions, and the automobile is arguably one of the most beneficial because it considerably enhanced the way that people lived their lives. Before the invention of the automobile, the majority of transportation was done by walking, riding bicycles, or riding horses; long distance trips were typically done by riding trains. Traveling from one place to another took a substantial amount of time, and people were interested in finding a way to cut back on travel time....   [tags: Automobile, Bicycle, Walking, Automobiles]

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The Invention of the Telescope

- ... The ocular lenses which you use to look through, body tube which is the tube you look through using the ocular lenses. The arms where you use to move the microscope and there is the base where which holds up the actually microscope. There is also a stage where you put your sample you want to examine on. Overall the microscope is mainly made out of plastic and glass. The main natural resource used to make the plastic of the microscope is petroleum. Most modern day microscopes used in labs outside of the school uses electricity and use light to help function the microscope....   [tags: history of chemistry, science tools]

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The Invention of the Cotton

- The invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the way cotton was produced throughout the United States. Although it was seen as genius invention at the time, the company responsible for selling the service of cotton ginning had major financial troubles throughout the years. The failure of Eli Whitney’s and Phineas Miller’s cotton ginning business was a result of overextension of obligations, and patent infringement, and success beyond imagining. While machines made to remove the seeds from long-staple cotton have been around for over 1500 years, Eli Whitney’s cotton gin was the first to separate the seeds from the fibers of short-staple cotton....   [tags: Eli Whitney’s cotton, cotton plantations]

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The Invention of the Elevator

- Throughout the history, buildings and apartments are all constructed in low-rise applications, causing huge amounts of land being consumed in such a small area. The reason why these structures are built in such a low level is because there was nothing to rise people up to higher levels. The invention of the elevator has had a great contribution towards the solution of this problem, which not only allows people to have the ability to get to higher floors, and also decreases the amount of land being used in our small city....   [tags: land, iron, steel]

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The Invention of the Automobile

- ... Ford had set out to create an automobile that would be cheap enough for the masses to afford. This began with the creation of the Model T in 1908, a simple automobile with no customization options (Devins, 387). To lower the price of his automobile Ford experimented with various techniques. The first was interchangeable parts, the creation of identical parts that would fit in any and all of the Model T’s. This required significant advancement in machining, the creation of parts, but after a couple years he was able to create machines that could be easily operated and create identical, interchangeable parts ("Henry Ford Changes the World")....   [tags: history, steam engine, industrial revolution]

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The Invention Of The Airplane

- One amazing thing about humans is that they are constantly creating new things; things that can both help and hinder the world. Wilbur and Orville Wright were high school drop outs that built bicycles. The thing that they are most known for though is being credited with creating the first successful aircraft in 1903, and I believe that this has had a great influence on how the world is today. The creation of the airplane has had many effects on the world, and a very simple one of those effects is giving people the feeling of being able to do the impossible....   [tags: Wright brothers, Aircraft, Fixed-wing aircraft]

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The Invention Of The 1920s

- The 1920s were a prosperous time in the United States of America. This time was so successful it had many inventions and discoveries. To name a few, the bandage was introduced by Earle Dickens in 1921, and he introduced the first insulin injections for diabetics in 1922. The 1920s also brought the invention in which all other inventions are compared to, the sliced bread. (1920 inventions (video), history.com) Women were granted suffrage which entitle them to the right to vote according to the 19th amendment which was passed in 1920....   [tags: United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, World War II]

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The Invention of the World

- In The Invention of the World, Jack Hodgins invites us to consider an alternative dystopia in which fantasy and reality converge to create sense and constance in an otherwise chaotic existence. Unleashing an arsenal of characters in two parallel worlds, Hodgins attempts to uncover the mysteries of people, and he delves into the paradoxical genre of magic realism, a term coined by Franz Roh in 1925, to achieve this. Focussing on characterization, The Invention of the World offers sufficient surrealism to provide fictional entertainment, whilst cleverly grounding his mythical tale in a relatable reality inspired by history and realism....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jack Hodgins]

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The Invention Of A Camera

- Camera History.The first camera like devices can be seen as far back as Ancient Greece and China. This piece of early technology was called the Obscura, the invention of this was an important part in developing cameras and photography. A camera Obscura is a dark closed space that is shaped like a box with a hole on the other side of it. The light that comes through the tiny hole projects an image that meets the wall of the box. The image was then drawn by an artist; however, the image was projected upside down....   [tags: Camera, Digital single-lens reflex camera]

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The Invention Of The Internet

- The invention of the Internet is one of the most influential inventions in world history. Few would have guessed the substantial changes to everyday life it would produce. The Internet’s influence is far reaching. It has come to influence interactions with friends, family, co-workers and others alike. A relatively new aspect of the Internet has been social networking sites. The popularity of these sites is nothing to scoff at. One of the most successful social networking sites is Facebook. Today Americans spend more time on Facebook than any other site, and nearly 4 in 5 active internet users visit social networks and blogs (Nielsen, 2011)....   [tags: Sociology, Facebook, Happiness]

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The Invention Of The Internet

- The invention of the Internet produced various sources of information that are available to a vast public; yet one must be aware of the fictitious information that is accessible on some websites. These websites, which are labelled as hoax websites, provide inaccurate information to an unassuming public. Although many hoax websites have achieved the goal of portraying inaccurate information as factual; most contain images or text that reveals the fictitiousness of the information presented. The website, BuyDehydratedWater.com, has many strong elements that make it challenging to determine it as a hoax website....   [tags: Employment, Employee benefit, Question, Wage]

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The Invention Of The Internet

- Undoubtedly with the invention of the internet for a lot of people life has become a lot easier in too many ways. Nowadays people can use the internet for just looking to find the definition of a word, to write entire research papers or an entire book, to communicate with family, friends, and or co-workers almost instantly across continents, share from a single family picture to tons of important data, shop and even do banking transactions without leaving home and from wherever we are located. Unfortunately, with the evolution of the internet, its high demand, and usage, threats had also arose for both user and entire systems....   [tags: Computer virus, Malware, Computer worms]

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The Invention Of The Smartphone

- Today we live in a world where everything is practically automatic. We can refer to today’s society as the “technologically civilized” society. There’s been a drastic change from the older days till now. As an example, in the past people had to wash and dry dirty dishes by hand, or write a letter to get in contact with someone. Nowadays, we can push a simple button to start the dishwasher, or give that certain someone a phone call or send an email. Technology can provide the benefit of giving us a simpler, stress-free life or it can become a misfortune we face everyday....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Social network service]

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The Invention Of The Smartphone

- The Smartphone Communication across the globe has recently changed since the invention of the smartphone. This high tech tool has many features that can help to make someone’s life a little bit easier. It has improved ways of thinking as well as the way people go about their daily activities. The smartphones capability of searching things quicker and making communication easier allows people around the globe to stay connected at faster speeds than ever before. Before the smartphone was ever created, there were other phones, as well as computers, that allowed people to keep in touch with each other and be aware of what was going on around them....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Smartphone]

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The Invention Of The Longbow

- Technology has undoubtedly influenced the nature of warfare, but the greatest driving factors for strategic change in military affairs have come from political, societal, and economic changes. Technological advances, while impactful, rarely drove a revolution in and of themselves. Conversely, throughout history, changes in the political, societal, and economic realms have had enduring effects on the manner by which societies conduct war. Many of these affects can still be seen today. Technology has played a large role in military operations, but history has shown that technological advances alone rarely result in a dramatic revolution of military affairs....   [tags: Military, Army, War, Soldier]

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The Invention Of The Internet

- The invention of the Internet has been an absolute game changer in the world of business. We live in the information age or era of big data. So how do businesses utilize endless pages of compiled data in an effective way to make crucial business decisions. The tool used to make sense of the data businesses use is called a database. A database, to put it simply, is a structured set of data held in a computer. Databases allow us to store huge amounts of information, and they grant us access to all information almost instantly constructed well....   [tags: Computer, Database, Computer software]

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Invention of the Radio

- Many inventions have impacted the world throughout history but in my opinion one of the most impactful one’s was the invention of the radio . This invention provided society with many things which include entertainment, communication, and easier access to information. Radio is still a central part of the society today but just like any other invention radio has an interesting history of how it progressed through time. Every invention ever known to man had pioneers or people who contributed to the creation of the product....   [tags: Communication, Entertainment]

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The Invention of Basketball

- Has there ever been an activity that you wondered how it was invented. Well I have been playing basketball for almost seven years and have always wondered the man behind the game we call “basketball.” I really have enjoyed basketball because it really tests an athlete’s ability of endurance, athleticism, and speed. I figured it was time for me to find out who this man was. Basketball today has grown in the United States to bout 300 million people, that is a very large sum (“Bellies”). Although there are many stories to who discovered the game of basketball, it really just depended on who and where the story was told....   [tags: Basketball, sports, history, ]

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The Wheel: The Most Important Invention of All Time

- From Ancient Mesopotamia came a revolutionary tool that has crystallized the world into the complex civilization it is today, the wheel. The wheel has commutated the very way we live and think about the world and all credit goes to Ancient Mesopotamia for providing this life changing invention. Wheels are everywhere we look and in places that you wouldn't even think. Wheels are used everyday in some way or another and come in many sizes and innumerable different materials and purposes....   [tags: History, Inventions, Mesopotamia]

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The Creation Of New Inventions

- If people are the same, can the creation of new inventions come into existence. How can society and individuals improve if there are no differences. In fact, innovation comes from the mind, but the uniqueness of people has led to these creations. Ever since the first incandescent lightbulb to the present age of rockets and computers, these inventions have helped society progress forward into a new era of life. However, how can people comprehend that a single person has created a complex innovation....   [tags: Invention, Creativity, Problem solving, Innovation]

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Robotics : The Invention Of The Oldest Sciences

- Robotics is one of the oldest sciences in history, although it is overlooked by many people. Robotics dates back as far as 200 B.C. with the invention of the first clocks by the Greeks. Robots can help us because they can perform actions and go into places where the human cannot go. In the past hundred years we have made many advances in the field and it is predicted that by 2020 every household will have a robot to help them. One of the earliest known researchers of robotics was Greek inventor and physicist Ctesibus....   [tags: Robot, Robotics, Surgery, Industrial robot]

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Mother Of Invention By Julia Alvarez

- In Julia Alvarez’s short story “Daughter of Invention” the speaker needed to read and Write to save her life. In this character’s case, she needed to read and write to save her social life. In as an immigrant who moved from the Dominican Republic to the United States, she needs to become part of the culture of the country. Learning English and be able to speak the language well is important to being accepted into the culture. She described United States culture as hostile and “took root in the language” to help merge herself with the culture ()....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Dyslexia, Learning]

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The Invention Of The Atomic Bomb

- During World War 2, it brought many new scientific inventions and innovations to the world. Each invention helps the Allies and its enemy battle against each other. Scientists and inventors were the key aspect on the allied war effort and important contributors to the allied victory in World War 2. This is illustrated by looking at the inventions of the atomic bomb, the radar and the Lancaster bomber. The invention of the atomic bomb played the most critical role on World War 2. Under the Manhattan project many scientist like Robert Oppenheimer, David Bohm and Eugene Wigner helped created the atomic bomb....   [tags: World War II]

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The Effect of Invention and Innovation on Conformism

- Throughout history, iconoclasts have played a vital role in transgressing society’s self-imposed boundaries, expanding individual perception past prejudices of society. Such revolutionary ideals embed themselves throughout many of literature’s greatest works, essentially forgoing society’s previous prejudices in lieu of a new, revolutionary perspective. Such works serve as an impetus for the spread of further revolutionary ideals, allowing for a continual renewal of society’s central beliefs or a cyclic cleansing of society’s perceptions....   [tags: Literature, Sociology]

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The Invention of the Telegraph and Morse Code

- ... During World War II, the telegraph was magnificently valuable. It made instantaneous communication between commanding officers, even other armies, a possibility. On an individual level, the telegram made communication between family and friends around the world feasible. For the first time in history new could travel around the world in a day. Because of this availability of new information, people stayed more informed and were in return more involved in national issues. Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray both independently designed a telephone in the 1870s....   [tags: machine, communication, society, wire]

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The Is An Invention That Has Revolutionized The World

- The television is an invention that has revolutionized the world in a myriad of ways. Given that it has such a huge impact on everyday life currently, it is easy to forget that the mass production of this household staple is a relatively new thing. Before the 1950’s, mass production numbers were in the mere thousands; after 1998, 98% of homes in the United States owned a television set (see “history of television”). With this new source of technology, there came many concerns about the negative effects it had on people, who watched it regularly....   [tags: Television, History of television]

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The Invention Of The Cold War

- The Cold War, a time of desperation for many countries, but many people don’t realize just how many things were invented during this time. The technology introduced during this time helped transcend both the contribution to the war, and to the everyday person living in said countries. The technology ranged from warfare items such as weapons and atomic bombs to everyday household appliances such as microwaves and even tupperware. This era was booming for businesses of all kind all around the world....   [tags: Cold War, Soviet Union, World War II, Apollo 11]

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What Led to The Invention of the Phonograph?

- During the second industrial revolution in the late 1800's, mass production and manufacturing of goods began to rapidly expand. With these changes also came a change in fuel sources, which began moving towards more modern forms such as petroleum and electricity. With theses changes in production and power came new possibilities and ideas. Many great thinkers became invested technological advancement by leveraging the changes that came with the second industrial revolution. Thomas Edison came to be one of America's greatest inventors during this time....   [tags: industrial revolution, Thomas Edison]

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The Invention of the Light Bulb

- The light bulb is the most important invention in history. This invention helps in so many ways, most importantly; it helps us see when we are not able to, mostly at night. The light bulb is an invention that is used all the time. The light bulb has impacted the world in various ways. The only light source that was available consisted of candles, oil lanterns, and gas lamps. It was a very long process to create the light bulb known today. What the inventors mostly did was they kept on adding different filaments, or trying out new filaments....   [tags: thomas edison, filaments]

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The Invention Of The Industrial Revolution

- Over the course of European history, Europe developed into a flourishing land based upon the efforts of various beneficial individuals known as the innovators. The innovators marked a major turning point that changed Europe’s livelihood by improving labor and created one of the most historic impacts known as the Industrial Revolution. This process of developing the economy occurred from 1760 to 1850.This time period improved lives of workers majorly on the farmers by making labor undemanding and facile by the different machineries that were invented....   [tags: Steam engine, Industrial Revolution]

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The Invention Of The Industrial Revolution

- The Industrial Revolution is a period that started around the 1750s, and is a period we are currently living in; it is seen today as one of the most dramatic and impactful eras in human-history. Thanks to Britain’s start-up of the period, we now have a society in which progress is culturally embedded as a necessity to survive. This was developed by the revolutionary inventions of the period, along with the strive for innovation from other international countries. The Industrial Revolution originated in Britain thanks to the encouraging population and government who pushed for innovation through applied scientific insight....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Mass production]

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The Invention Of The Printing Press

- The invention of the printing press, perhaps one of the most important or most important invention in history. This incredible device allowed for the production of reading materials like newspapers, magazines, books, posters, flyers, and pamphlets in a massive scale while having a last impact on world literature. It was built on the early ideas of printing while undergoing a lot of versions and upgrades as the years go forward to accommodate the use of people from various ages. However before the printing press was created, all drawings and writings had to be written restlessly by hand....   [tags: Printing press, Printing, Johannes Gutenberg]

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The Invention Of Christmas And Opera

- Christmas and Opera did not merely seem to correlate, but understanding where the two events derived from can help one to understand the similarities and differences between them. The development of Christmas was different from the creation of opera because the working class was controlling the other social classes for profit. Whereas for opera, the different social classes unified to keep opera as entertainment and not a social event. Another difference came within the writing and context throughout the article and the presentation of information conveyed by the author....   [tags: Social class, Working class, Middle class]

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The Invention Of Homosexuality And Heterosexuality

- Short Essay The article “The Invention of Homosexuality and Heterosexuality” addresses how homosexuality was invented and how society accepted this new form of sexual orientation. Homosexuality is more socially acceptable in modern times. However, dating back to the nineteen century homosexually was classified as a disease that had to be cured. In the nineteen century, homosexuals diverted from the “norm” thus, they were seen a disability. Mann and Susan Archer state that “Foucault argued that the invention of the reviled "homosexual" is one of the most significant and enduring legacies of this period in sexual history as well as a classic example of the way in which assorted sexual acts we...   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation]

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The Invention Of Fire By The Homo Erectus

- It’s universal, provides warmth, cooks our food and has been around since the time of the homo erectus. What is it. It’s fire. Fire has been used by the Homo erectus since 1mya (Larson, 2008) and since then it’s been used by many different cultures and people around the world for a multitude of different reasons. These reasons can range from anything, the need to provide warmth in colder climates or the need for fire to cook food. The invention of fire has been extraordinary, but the controlled use of fire is even more so....   [tags: Human evolution, Human, Evolution, Cooking]

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The Invention Of The Desktop Computer

- The Invention of the Desktop Computer and Its Development Through To Today Conor Benetz The origins of the desktop computer date back centuries, specifically to 500 B.C. and the Chinese abacus (Davis, R.M.,“Evolution of Computers and Computing,” Science, 1977). In the generations that followed, inventors around the world continued to improve on that device, until, by the mid-twentieth century, engineers and scientists were developing increasingly complicated devices that could perform far more advanced calculations....   [tags: Computer, ENIAC, Personal computer]

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The Invention Of The Light Bulb

- Light. It is such an important part of peoples everyday lives. In modern day especially, artificial lighting and energy is the basis of living. It is relied on it so heavily and many do not even think about how it works or how it came to be. It all started with the invention of the light bulb. The invention of the light bulb can be considered to be the starting point to technological advances in lighting and other technological discoveries and inventions. Contrary to popular belief, Thomas Edison was not the sole genius behind the incandescent light bulb....   [tags: Incandescent light bulb, Light, Fluorescent lamp]

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The Invention Of The Light Bulb

- Do you ever wonder how many times you use a light bulb. Do you ever think how your life would be without light bulbs. Well, without the invention of the light bulb, our lives would be completely different than it is today. Furthermore, just by the help of most of the oddly shaped, wired figures have helped a vast variety of people to conquer the day and we hardly even realize it. The light bulb was invented somewhere in the 1800s by a man named Thomas Alva Edison. Thomas Edison is one of the most powerful human beings who ever lived....   [tags: Thomas Edison, Incandescent light bulb]

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The Invention Of The Cell Phone

- Today in the modern age of technology, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone without a cell phone. Everyone from grandmas to young children in middle school have a cell phone. American’s rely on their cell phones for their way of communication, whether it be via talk or text. Instances where people are in the same room but still text each other rather than talk aren’t so rare. As a college freshman I expected to receive a paper syllabus as the first official sign of college life, but instead was told to go view it on the internet from our cell phones....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Text messaging, Laptop]

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The Invention Of The Steam Engine

- Modernity and its problems Our world has been changing and advancing in various ways. These changes advanced our society and made thing more manageable and easier for society to function. For instance, we first started with horse carriages, then the train and then the invention of the car. But the Biggest invention that changed various aspects of our world was the invention of the steam engine. The steam engine is the invention that marked our advancement into modernity....   [tags: Capitalism, Karl Marx, Technology]

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The Invention Of The Industrial Revolution

- Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth century, many changes in Britain took place affecting the world forever. Many inventions radically changed the way of life. This movement became known as the Industrial Revolution. Before the Industrial Revolution, people mainly produced their own furniture, clothing, food, and tools. Most manufacturing was done in homes or small shops using hand tools or simple machines. Most people lived in small, rural communities and the average person’s existence revolved around farming....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Steam engine, Child labour]

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The Wright Brothers Invention of the Airplane

- Invention Project: The Airplane Oliver and Wilbur Wright had invented the airplane in 1909. Their parents were Bishop Milton Wright and Susan Catherine. They had 3 other siblings. Their father worked as a minster in churches, causing them to move a lot. Also, their father pushed them to read extensively and deliberate issues. This encouraged the Wright Brothers to invoke in a wide variety of interests. When in France, their father bought them a small helicopter which helped spark a curiosity towards flight, and they soon began to build their own models....   [tags: flight, engine, pilots]

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The Invention of the Telescope: Galileo Galilei

- "Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not." This quote was once said by one of the most famous scientist in history; his name was Galileo Galilei. Born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. He was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher. He had three children; two girls and one boy, but was never married. In 1564 was also when William Shakespeare was born and Michelangelo died, and they both were also very famous at that time as well....   [tags: the little balance, pisa]

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Invention and Inlfuence of the Microscope

- ... Sickness was running rampant and people who were sick most of times eventually died from it. Many of the people were getting the common cold, flu, and sometimes the plague. People did not know what disease they had; they just knew the symptoms of the disease they had. People around the world were looking for an answer on how to stop what was going on with them. Nobody likes to be sick. Everybody tried many ways to find cures to heal the population of the sick but whatever they did only worked for a few days not if it worked at all....   [tags: history of chemistry and technology]

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The Invention Of The Latin America

- Nineteenth Century ‘Latin America’ In Michel Gobat’s The Invention of the Latin America: A Transnational History of Anti-Imperialism, Democracy, and Race, he discusses the social construction of the term Latin America in the 19th century. The term Latin America was used to push against United States expansionism and European imperialism. The emergence of ‘Latin America’ is tied to a race, a democratic-republican government and linked to the idea of modernity, and the pushback against the United States....   [tags: Latin America, United States, Americas]

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The Modern Invention Is The Internet

- Throughout history mankind has had to adapt to the changing lifestyles of a society. Back in ancient Rome, Archimedes invented the nail which made the process of constructing buildings much faster. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, and this invention quickly remodeled the current standard of communication. Shortly after in 1879, Thomas Edison invented the light bulb; without the light bulb business in the modern world would not be able to operate for most hours of the day. And of course, what may be considered the greatest modern invention is the internet; its abilities are far in reach and have completely elevated the way business can be done....   [tags: Fossil fuel, Wind power, Renewable energy, Energy]

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The Invention Of Technology And Technology

- Today when thinking about technology you often think of things such as cell phones, computers or the internet but one of the most prominent pieces of technology in our lives today are cars. The first car was invented in 1769 and was built to be powered by a steam engine. In 1807 Francois Isaac de Rivaz designed the first car with an internal combustion engine powered by hydrogen. Finally, the most popular type of engine used today was developed in 1886 by Karl Benz, which is powered by gasoline....   [tags: Automobile, Internal combustion engine, Transport]

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Technology And Invention For Environmental Change

- Over time, people have advanced technology to produce inventions meant to increase efficiency in work, and this is shown in the movement for environmental change. Since the rise of industrial factories, the use of chemicals for agriculture, and more recently, the growth of nuclear power, pollution has become a major environmental concern. Although these developments signify progress and productivity, they can be damaging, as they disrupt natural processes. In “The Obligation to Endure,” Rachel Carson makes this point, and argues that the use of pesticides to simplify and enhance agricultural processes has harmed the environment....   [tags: Environmentalism, Natural environment]

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The Invention and Development of the Battery

- The invention and development of the battery would have to be one of the most significant in human history. Without batteries, the world would be a very different place. Everything would be plugged in and nothing would be mobile. There are many types of batteries that work in many different ways, but they all have the same common goal of making lives easier. Some examples of these batteries are lithium-ion, lead-acid, and nickel-cadmium. Lithium-ion batteries are the most accepted battery for portable equipment such as laptops and cellphones....   [tags: energy, rechargable, electronics]

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The Invention And Evolution Of The Internet

- Introduction The invention and evolution of the internet as a fast means of communication that can be done across the globe in a matter of seconds, and the world wide web and its applications where companies can showcase their products and services on their own website or on social media has revolutionized how companies are handling business today (Laudon & Laudon, 2009). Yahoo. Yahoo!, Inc. is an international technological company that offers online technological services for instance a search engine that bring you rich results, online properties (Yahoo....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Web search engine]

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The Invention Of Art By Larry Shiner

- As Larry Shiner mentions in his book The Invention of Art, the “category of fine art is a recent historical construction” (5). Defined here as the tendency to focus more on aesthetics than on context or purpose (art for art’s sake, per se), the concept of fine art was universalized by the Europeans. To legitimize the term, they “ascribe[d] it to the ancient Chinese and Egyptians, [later…] discover[ing] that the conquered peoples of Africa, the Americas, and the Pacific had all along possessed something called primitive art” (3)....   [tags: Art, Arts, Pop art, Andy Warhol]

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The Invention Of The Modern Electronic Computer

- Americans, and the entire world, live in a time of technology. Everyday we are surrounded by our phones, tablets, and our GPS systems. Ever since the invention of the light bulb the world has been growing more advanced every day. It is much cheaper than before to get technological devices because it is easier to make. Because of this there are many more phones, tablets, and other devices than ever before. The center of all this is the computer. The modern electronic computer was invented in the 1940s....   [tags: Operating system, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh]

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The 's Invention Of The Cotton Gin

- Everyone in modern day America can agree that Slavery was one of the evilest and inhumane acts to ever take place in US History. Slavery in the US was a legal system that allowed humans to be classified as property. Chattel Slaves were owned, bought, traded, and sold amongst slave owner’s to be used on plantations throughout the colonies. After the Revolutionary War, slavery was almost completely phased out in the North because it proved to be unprofitable and was declining in the South because tobacco was no longer considered a “cash crop”....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, American Civil War]

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The Invention Of Containers By Malcolm Mclean

- Many people are strongly in favor of technological progress, to a fault the we sometimes forget to consider its repercussions. In class, we discussed about the benefits of technological progress then asked who are for free trade. Free trade can be understood as part of technological progress because the latter gives us easier access to free markets, it opens new horizons never considered before. As technology improves so does the way we conduct trade. The invention of containers by Malcolm McLean for example, revolutionized transport and international trade, which without, countries would be forced to exert more efforts and expenses than necessary....   [tags: International trade, Economics]

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The Invention Of The American Automobile Industry

- Motor City Detroit, Michigan was originally founded as Fort Detroit by the French in the very early 18th century. However, that is not what people think when they think about the once great city that is Detroit. Most people think about the modern automobile, and the American “Big Three” car company giants that are Ford, Chrysler, and GM. The car was not invented in Detroit. However, the car was most certainly perfected in Detroit. Henry Ford was the pioneer of the American automobile industry....   [tags: Ford Motor Company, General Motors]

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The Disastrous Effects of Human Invention

- ... The result was foam polystyrene with bubble, 30 times lighter than regular polystyrene” ( Bellis 2).This material quickly caught on as an insulator. Also this new interest in Styrofoam lead to more research in polystyrene which lead to the invention of expanded polystyrene foam which is found in items from packaging peanuts to takeout containers and the. Also in 1960 the first foam cups entered the markets which lead the world into an age of cheap polystyrene materials. The invention of EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) and Styrofoam introduced the pollutant polystyrene into the environment with only time to tell the world what a mistake it Form the 1960s to the 2000s, the use of po...   [tags: environmental deterioration]

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Pythagoras' Invention of the Pythagorean Theorem

- ... To solve this equation, place 3^2 to the right side, which makes it negative. The equation then become this: b^2=5^2-3^2. After subtracting the squares of 5 and 3, you get b^2=16 . Then if you root 16 (√16), you get 4, therefore b=4. And a new form of the theorem appeared: b^2=c^2-a^2. If you do some rearrangements, a^2=c^2-a^2 also works the same. Generally, the Pythagorean Theorem works with different form of algebraic equations by rearranging a^2+b^2=c^2, to solve different cases. Pythagoras made proofs to prove that is theorem is always correct and goes to all right-angled triangles....   [tags: triangle, hypotenuse, equation]

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The Invention Of The First Telescope

- Space: up until a few centuries ago astronomers knew little about the universe outside of our planet. But now, with vastly improved technology, astronomers are able to uncover so much more about what lies outside of Earth. While today’s observational technology is greatly superior to that of the past, we can’t disregard the accomplishments of astronomers in the past, because without their work our knowledge of space would far less than it is today. From Galileo’s first telescope to the Webb space telescope that has yet to be launched, there are so many observational technologies that made important contributions to the observation and exploration of space....   [tags: Hubble Space Telescope, Astronomy]

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The Invention Of The Industrial Revolution

- On the heels of the Scientific Agricultural Revolution, families were displaced from their tenant farms. The advances in fertilizer, irrigation and crop rotations, created efficiencies in farming that meant less farmers were needed to tend the crops and land owners no longer needed tenants to work them. Tenant farmers, after generations of farming land for the land owners, flocked to the cities to look for work. Some were exported to the North American colonies to farm land, but that would not solve the unemployment problem for all....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Steam engine, Factory]

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The Invention Of The American Revolution

- Education is the passage of knowledge from one generation to the next, and educators have passed on their knowledge since the dawn of man. Educators transmit a vast amount of information, from the harnessing of fire and the creation narrative of some culture to the invention of the printing press and the history of the American Revolution. As the size of this information grew from generation to generation, educators sought to incorporate technology to simplify the process of learning without harming the component of critical thought....   [tags: Operating system, Apple Inc., Microsoft Windows]

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Religion And The Invention Of Racism

- George M. Fredrickson in his essay, Religion and the Invention of Racism, explains the invention of racism based on religious, cultural, and ethnic grounds and its progression from Europe to Africa and to North America through centuries. Fredrickson accounts these discriminations between groups as solely being related to religion based on how people who followed Christianity considered themselves as the superior one while the rest as inferior. Associating Jews with Devil and witchcraft (90) with later discrimination based on the doctrine of “limpieza de sangre” (purity of blood) (96), and the emphasis on the biblical Curse of Ham or Canaan to explain the African pigmentation (101) was...   [tags: Judaism, Christianity, Human skin color, Religion]

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The Invention Of Tradition Through Scripture

- IV. Mani and the invention of tradition through scripture A. The re-interpretation of tradition by British officials resided in the articulation of scripture (Pg. 89). Thus, the re-invention of culture and tradition became the defining feature of the debate on sati, as opposed to women’s rights. Through this women became the symbol for tradition, but were still denied their own agency throughout the debate. 1. Women become emblematic of tradition, thus the reworking of tradition was largely conducted though debating the rights and status of women in society (Pg....   [tags: Sociology, Western culture, Culture]

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The Invention Of An Aesthetic Standpoint

- Across the history of humans, we strive to improve our lifestyle in many ways. From an aesthetic standpoint like fashion to educational perspectives like a calculator, humans will continue to evolve their lifestyle. The calculator especially has evolved over the course of history. Calculators are not just a simple mathematical tool for students, but can provide a simple shortcut to save time and effort. From the humble start of the abacus to the versatile TI-Nspire, the calculator went through mistakes of the past and improvements to reach to where it is now....   [tags: Calculator, Mathematics, Texas Instruments]

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The Invention Of The Film Industry

- The film industry was one of the most exciting developments of the turn of the century. It influenced people in many ways, whether it involved people’s weekly routines, the way people behaved, or even fashion. Before motion pictures were introduced, entertainment was often “homemade”. People would play the piano, ride bicycles, or listen to their gramophones to entertain themselves. However, with the beginning of the film industry, people had a new way to spend their free time. Film was such a popular innovation that by the 1900’s, almost every town had a cinema....   [tags: Film, Movie theater, Movie projector, Movie studio]

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