History's Greatest Gadgets


Subject:
Technology , Innovations

Description:
"It's not all about circuits, silicon and stock options: mankind's been making technology since the dawn of time. Here's ten of the most wonderful gadgets from centuries -- and millenia -- past." Includes brief discussion and images of gadgets such as the Antikythera Computer (1st century B.C., from Greece), The Turk and El Ajedrecista (chess-playing machines, the former hiding a human within it), and the pocket watch. From Wired magazine.

Creator:
Beschizza, Rob

Publisher:
CondéNet, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2008/02/historys-greate.html


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