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It'll Never Work! - Negative comments about new scientific and technological ideas.
Mark Twain and Technology - An exploration of the technology Twain refers to in his novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. site was constructed as part of a Summer Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.
Time Warp - Digital archive of 20th century technology.
Vintage Audio, Video and Television site - Pictures, documents, technical information, and links relating to webmaster's professional and pastime interests in early audio, video and television developments.
A World Of Communication - All about the history, status, and future of communications technology.
ThinkQuest - The Evolution of Communication - Traces the development of verbal and non-verbal communication through human history, from prehistoric cave drawings to satellite broadcast.
Greatest Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century - Includes timelines and historical essays of the top 20.
Alex den Ouden - Books, articles and consultancy on industrial archaeology and the history of technology, engineering and metallurgy. Text in Dutch and English.
Technology History - Miscellaneous links to technology topics.
Sketches of a History of Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics - Hyperjeff - Timeline of the major events of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. Includes links to biographies and a complete bibliography.
Resources in the History of Science & Technology - Many links
History of Technology (ICE) - Mainly list of links, with some bibliography
Yale Library: History of Science, Technology, and Medicine - Links to many types of resources
A Brief History of Computer Technology - The evolution of digital computing is often divided into generations. Each generation is characterized by dramatic improvements over the previous one. The following history has been organized using these widely recognized generations as mileposts.
Waterpower at Niagara - The history of power development at Niagara Falls. Includes a timeline, a hot-linked schematic of a power house installation, and short biographies of key power pioneers.
Today in Technology History - A single event from this date in the history of technology. Published weekdays, from the Center for the Study of Technology and Society.
History of the IBM Typewriter - Timeline with images of each model
Printing: History and Development - Article
Air Force Technology - Timelines through 1970s.
Lumber, Logging and Paper - An illustrated history of logging and sawmills in the US provided by Ed Sanders.
Vacuum History & Technology - Contains biographies of scientists and development of vacuum technologies
Building Big - A companion to the PBS series, the site explores the engineering principles, design challenges, and stories behind some of the most remarkable achievements in the history of building.
A Walk Through Time - An illustrated history of timekeeping from ancient times to the present, by NIST
History of Radio - This paper analyzes early stages of Soviet and US radio broadcasting. It was a different world back then.
ExpoMuseum - An online museum dedicated to world's fair history, architecture, and memorabilia.
World's Fairs and Expositions - Resources on the world's fairs held from 1876 to 1916 focusing on how they shaped American culture by presenting idealized visions of the past and future that often ignored minority viewpoints.
Medieval Technology Pages - Medieval technology and various inventions and developments involving everyday life in the Middle Ages.
Totalizator History - The history of the invention of the world's first automatic totalizator in 1913 and its subsequent development. Mechanical computing on a commercial scale.
The History of Technology - Excerpt from encyclopedia article
South Western Electricity Historical Society - The SWEHS is interested in electricity history and industrial archeology with particular reference to the supply, generation and distribution of electricity in the South Western area of England.
Reinventing the wheel - BBC Education - A journey through the bright ideas of history
The Dead Media Project - Database of notes written and researched by mailing members pertaining to various forms of media and communications devices throughout history.
Greatest Inventions - The Evolution of Man through History - Covers a number of popular inventions through history from the 15th to the 20th century.
H-GIG Technology History links - From the University of California, Riverside.
The Steam Engine Library - Online texts of historical documents relating to the history of the steam engine.
Arithmometers - Mechanical Calculators - Site about mechanical calculators and arithometers, including Arithmometer Simulator!
Technology Chronology - Dates and descriptions of some important events in the history of technology, from prehistory through modern times.
Inventions! Patents at NC State University - Patents developed by faculty at NC State University and selected items from NCSU Libraries? collection of related materials.
Wolfgang von Kempelen's and the subsequent speaking machines - A description of vaious methods of producing synthetic speech experimented with between 1770 and 1970. Includes auditory illustrations.
Echo Science and Technology Virtual Center - Incorporating the WWW Virtual Library for the History of Science, Technology, & Medicine, established in 1994.
History of Refrigeration - Summary with links to related articles.
Henry VIII Stamped Out Industrial Revolution - Article in the Telegraph reporting that archaeologists have found evidence that Cistercian monks in Yorkshire were developing a prototype blast furnace when they were evicted by the king in 1538.
Roman Engineering and Industry - Illustrated article on the engineering enterprise of the Roman engineer. Includes aqueducts, pipes, valves, and pumps.
The Engines of Our Ingenuity - Radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. Features transcripts for every episode heard since the show's inception in 1988.
Surfing the Aether - A Radio History & Technology Timeline - Chronicle many of the events, inventions, and notable persons that made radio what it is, and asks if lessons learned from this history can be applied to the Internet today.
History of Science and Technology in Islam - Describes Arabic original inventions and improvements in chemical processes and mechanical engineering
Kodo Zuroku - Illustrated Book on the Smelting of Copper - Online facsimile of an eighteenth century book by by Masuda Tsuna, translated by Zenryu Shirakawa.
Canadian Civil Engineering History & Heritage - Features civil engineering historic sites and engineers who made a significant impact on civil engineering in Canada.
Charles Babbage's First Difference Engine - Contains archival source material and graphics, together with a discussion of the Mathematics of the Engine.
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