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Video is great! Today, the whole world seems to want to communicate by video, hence the wonder of YouTube. The first YouTube video was shown on April 23rd 2005, and showed co-founder Jawed Karim at San Diego Zoo. On October 9th 2006, less than 18 months later, Google announced it was buying YouTube for $1.65…

Origins of the Computer

What is a computer? A computer is a programmable machine based on two principal characteristics: It responds to a specific set of instructions in a pre-defined manner, and it can execute a pre-recorded list of instructions, also known as a programme. The device accepts information and processes the data according to this list of instructions,…

Origins of the Typewriter

The concept of the Typewriter dates as far back as 1714 and Englishman Henry Mill. He filed for a vague and verbose patent on “an artificial machine of method for the impressing or transcribing of letters singly or progressively one after another.” Henry didn’t get very far, but the man accredited with building the first…