The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2109: The Hoosac Tunnel
Episode: 2109 The Hoosac Tunnel: shipping goods under the Berkshires. Today, a tunnel in the woods.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2107: The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Episode: 2107 The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. Today, I walk through a mirror into the past.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2711: Two
Episode: 2711 The number two. Today, two.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2641: Ghosts of Niagara
Episode: 2641 Niagara Falls and the development of hydroelectric power. Today, ghosts of Niagara.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2709: Where To Now, My Dear Watson?
Episode: 2709 IBM's Watson and the aftermath of winning Jeopardy! Today, is it bigger than a bread box?
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2104: Time Travel
Episode: 2104 Thinking about time travel: At least we can visit the future. Today, we visit yesterday and tomorrow.
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Quick, entrataining and always interesting bits of knowledge and wisdom. You’ll always discover something new, or hear a new angle on a story you already knew. A bit US-centric if you aren’t from the USA, but interesting nevertheless.