Tagged: technology

Sony: a tale of innovation

Sony Corporation is one of the best-known names in consumer electronics, famous for innovations like the Walkman and the Playstation. Since its establishment shortly after World War II, Sony has introduced a stream of...

What’s inside the undersea internet cable?

Did you know there are over 250 internet cables under the oceans of the world? What’s Inside? cuts in half a cable to see the amazing cross section! The majority of the cable protects...

2.6 million dollar watch

The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime REF. 5175 is destined to hold a singular place in horological history. A unique double-dial, fully reversible supercomplication wristwatch, with a total of 20 complications, it is an absolute...

Early 2016 future predictions

In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in...

Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a 1990 documentary that explores the world (and term) that William Gibson invented with his book Neuromancer.  The bulk of the documentary consists of interviews with Gibson, Jaron Lanier, Timothy Leary and Michael...

Distinct lack of aliens

Brightest burst of radio waves detected The search for mysterious “fast radio bursts” – very brief but intense pulses of radio waves from outer space – is heating up. Nobody knows what causes these powerful...

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Restoring a 1949 TV set

Who invented Television? The names of many are associated with the invention of the television. The two people who worked on the same appliance at two totally different places were Vladimir Kosma Zworykin; a...