Entries by Evan Carroll

Amazing Technological Advances Part IV

The series continues! There have been some amazing technological advances over the last sixty years. Today, we take a look at some of the biggest tech advances since 1995. 1995 – Google begins as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Both are Ph.D. students at Stanford University. 1999 – Kevin Ashton coins […]

Amazing Technological Advances Part III

Today offers us a lot of technology. Of course, before today’s tech existed, there were an awful lot of technological advances that had to be made. Here are some of the more prominent ones from the last forty years. 1983 – Motorola releases its first commercial mobile phone, known as the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X. The […]

Amazing Technological Advances Since the 60’s

We are entering a new era driven by technology.  That being said, we didn’t get to this inflection point without innovation over the last 50+ years. Here are just a handful of the major breakthroughs over that time: 1961 – The silicon chip was invented by two American electrical engineers, Jack Kilby, and Robert Noyce. […]