What Are Embedded Computers in Automobiles?
Computers have become an essential part of modern life. Many of us spend a lot of time sitting in front of our computers, and as a result, a lot of us spend a lot of money on our computers, too. The computer industry is one of the most dynamic and…69
The Invention of the Silicon Chip
Did you know that the silicon chip used in electronics today is actually a re-purposed military component? Even though it was originally created for a completely different purpose, this component has now found its way into many modern electronics. In…33
The Machines that can Dig Modern Tunnels
While digging your own tunnel is a great idea if you have the time and resources to spare, modern day concrete cities are not exactly the best place to do it. With tight construction laws and a high demand for housing, cities require a great deal of…32
The Birth of the Internet Highway
The modern internet owes its existence to a series of government-funded projects. It began with the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) in the early 1960s, and expanded into a network of networks with the creation of the National…28