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Modern technologies that are shaping our present and future

Inventions are an essential part of history that formulated our present and make us live the life we are living nowadays, some inventions were harmful and some other inventions were useful to humanity, but some were a huge leap in their fields or even opened the barrier to a whole new field, we'd love to share the story of technologies and inventions that formulated our present and crafted the history. Know the story of Bitcoin the virtual currency that took over the world and caught it by surprise, Virtual Reality that got us into a whole new dimension with amazing simulation capabilities, Cameras that recorded the world past on tape, Computers that took us to outer space with accurate calculations, and the Internet that you are using right now to surf the web and read all these amazing stories on our website!

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Cameras

Cameras
4th Century to Present

A camera is an optical instrument used to record images. At their most basic, cameras are sealed boxes (the camera body) with a small hole (the aperture) that allow light in to capture an image on a light-sensitive surface (usually photographic film or a digital sensor). Cameras have various mechanisms to control how the light falls onto the light-sensitive surface. Lenses focus the light entering the camera, the size of the aperture can be widened or narrowed to let more or less light into the camera, and a shutter mechanism determines the amount of time the photosensitive surface is exposed to the light.

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Virtual reality

Virtual reality
1838 to Present

Virtual reality (VR) is a simulated experience that can be similar to or completely different from the real world. Applications of virtual reality can include entertainment (i.e. video games) and educational purposes (i.e. medical or military training). Other, distinct types of VR style technology include augmented reality and mixed reality sometimes referred to as extended reality or XR.

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Computer

Computer
Sunday Jan 1, 1888 to Present

A computer is a machine that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming. Modern computers have the ability to follow generalized sets of operations, called programs. These programs enable computers to perform an extremely wide range of tasks. A "complete" computer including the hardware, the operating system (main software), and peripheral equipment required and used for "full" operation can be referred to as a computer system. This term may as well be used for a group of computers that are connected and work together, in particular a computer network or computer cluster.

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Internet

Internet
1950s to Present

The history of the Internet has its origin in the efforts to interconnect computer networks that arose from research and development in the United States and involved international collaboration, particularly with researchers in the United Kingdom and France.

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Laser

Laser
1960 to Present

A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation. The term "laser" originated as an acronym for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation". The first laser was built in 1960 by Theodore H. Maiman at Hughes Research Laboratories, based on theoretical work by Charles Hard Townes and Arthur Leonard Schawlow.

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Microprocessor

Microprocessor
Monday Nov 15, 1971 to Present

A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a central processing unit on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits. The microprocessor is a multipurpose, clock driven, register based, digital integrated circuit that accepts binary data as input, processes it according to instructions stored in its memory and provides results as output. Microprocessors contain both combinational logic and sequential digital logic. Microprocessors operate on numbers and symbols represented in the binary number system.

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3D printing

3D printing
1986 to Present

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is the construction of a three-dimensional object from a CAD model or a digital 3D model. The term "3D printing" can refer to a variety of processes in which material is deposited, joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object, with material being added together (such as liquid molecules or powder grains being fused together), typically layer by layer.

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin
Monday Aug 18, 2008 to Present

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency invented in 2008 by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto and started in 2009 when its implementation was released as open-source software.

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