Thursday, 27 September 2012
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For our first project (Narrative) for year 2, for this project we got The Information Age (70-00).
Group - Gabriel, Le and Me.
Here's a simple Timeline of when technology was released in The Information Age.
The daisy-wheel printer invented.
The floppy disk invented by Alan Shugart.
The dot-matrix printer invented.
The food processor invented.
The liquid-crystal display (LCD) invented by James Fergason.
The microprocessor invented by Faggin, Hoff and Mazor.
VCR or videocassette invented.
The word processor invented.
Pong first video game invented by Nolan Bushnell.
Hacky Sack invented by John Stalberger and Mike Marshall.
The laser printer invented.
The push-through tab on a drink can invented.
The ink-jet printer invented.
Magnetic resonance imaging invented by Raymond V. Damadian.
Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston invented the VisiCalcspreadsheet.
The artificial heart Jarvik-7 invented by Robert K. Jarvik.
Cell phones invented.
Cray supercomputer invented by Seymour Cray.
The first IBM-PC invented.
The scanning tunneling microscope invented by Gerd Karl Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer.
The Apple Lisa invented.
Soft bifocal contact lens invented.
First Cabbage Patch Kids sold.
Programmer Jaron Lanier first coins the term "virtual reality".
The CD-ROM invented.
The Apple Macintosh invented.
Windows program invented by Microsoft.
A high-temperature super-conductor invented by J. Georg Bednorz and Karl A. Muller.
Synthetic skin invented by G. Gregory Gallico, III.
Fuji introduced the disposable camera.
The first 3-D video game invented.
Digital cellular phones invented.
The RU-486 (abortion pill) invented.
Doppler radar invented by Christian Andreas Doppler.
Prozac invented at the Eli Lilly Company by inventor Ray Fuller.
The first patent for a genetically engineered animal is issued to Harvard University researchers Philip Leder and Timothy Stewart.
Ralph Alessio and Fredrik Olsen received a patent for the Indiglo nightlight. The bluish green light is used to illuminate the entire face of a watch.
High-definition television invented.
The World Wide Web and Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML) created by Tim Berners-Lee.
The digital answering machine invented.
The smart pill invented.
The pentium processor invented.
The Java computer language invented.
DVD (Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) invented.
Web TV invented.
The gas-powered fuel cell invented.
ALL INFORMATION IS FROM - http://inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern_3.htm