Digital advances are changing the world we live in. The transition from ancient tools transforming the way we do things.
Here are the top five inventions that changed the world.
The fire was first derived from natural sources 1.9 million years ago, but currently, we have artificial processes of making fire. The first evidence of fire comes from the discovery of the Early Stone Age, Homo erectus in Kenya.
We now use fire in cremation, making weapons, heat, industrial processes, and making light. It is important to note that without fire you could not be enjoying that cup of coffee.
Wheels are a very essential part of our lives. I just cannot imagine a world today without wheels. I mean, planes and cars need wheels. Travel made easy. It was first discovered from Mesopotamia, around 3500 B.C.
Did you know the history of contraceptives dates to 1500 B.C, where women from Egypt, mixed honey, crocodile dung, sodium carbonate, and pessary solid paste, insert it in their vaginas just before intercourse began?
This being followed by the discovery of condoms still in Egypt around 3000 B.C. Carl Djerassi later, successfully created a pill that was able to block ovulation.
This pill has been modified over time and has become a huge revolution worldly.
This is of no doubt a cherished creation. From the first permanent photograph taken by Nicephore Niepce using a sliding wooden box camera to the digital cameras that save pictures in their memory cards.
Right now every smartphone having an inbuilt camera with also video recording features, camera technology is really fast-growing. Photograph albums present in almost every household are a living testimony of cameras being a great invention.
The telephone was a great invention, but not until the 1950s in the United States when computer developments were being made that the internet started.
Technological impacts such as emails and online businesses are proof of this inventions essentially.
Necessity is the mother of inventions.
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