Here are the newest additions to The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology:
In our forward-thinking world, we tend to think that ancient technology is, well, ancient. But all of our modern innovations rely on advancements made long ago, sometimes thousands of years in the past…. [it] explores the connections between old technology and new. The show will look at how innovations in one field — such as science, art, finance, or medicine – jump to others.
You can see lots of videos from the show at the site itself. Here’s an example:
Predictions for Educational TV in the 1930s is from The Smithsonian.
How Headphones Changed the World is from The Atlantic.
The Mechanics and Meaning of That Ol’ Dial-Up Modem Sound is from The Atlantic.