Jonas Salk invented the polio vaccine in 1953 but never patented it. He believed, that like the sun, a vaccine for polio belonged to the people.
History is the study of the past and how it relates to the human experience.
Venture capital, which was just emerging in the late 50’s, helped create companies like Intel, which in turn created Silicon Valley and startup culture.
Nintendo’s Power Glove, released in October 1989, was the first mass marketed gesture-based gaming controller.
Teaching had begun at Oxford University by 1096 while the founding of Tenochtitlán in 1325 marked the start of the Aztec civilization.
Competitive sports became popular in the United States from 1850 – 1950 because of lighting technology, mass media, and developing labor and education laws.