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If this then that

The Jacquard loom, invented in 1801, used a chain of punched cards to weave complex fabric pattern.  Based on a simple principle of holes in cards to determine which color thread would be used it represents the simple concept of … Continue reading

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The light bulb

Invented over 200 years ago by Humphry Davy, the first electric light was not even a bulb.  He connected a battery to a carbon wire and made the wire glow, producing light.  Called the arc light, it ushered in a … Continue reading

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