Free Essays on Modern Inventions

  1. Plastic a modern invention that changes the world

    Plastic –Modern Invention that changes the world Born in the 20th century and grew up in the 21st century, my life involves many new development and invention from head to toe and every aspects to benefit our life. Things are changing around us very dramatically and very quickly in each century subject...

  2. Ancient Chinese Inventions

    created many inventions. The inventions contributed to the advancement of Chinese civilization as well as civilizations worldwide. According to Henry Sayre, Ancient China has a glorious history and it is well known that China is the main source of a lot of innovative and ingenious inventions. The splendor...

  3. Chinese Inventions

    Great inventions from the East. Although not many people know, perhaps more than half of the inventions and discoveries which the modern world relies on were originated from East Asia. The East Asian culture has contributed to our world civilization achievements in the fields of agriculture, shipping...

  4. Inventions During the 1920s

    new trends that swept the nation. One of the best trends were all of the new inventions being created. Inventions including the Band-Aid, the Iron Lung, and even Bubblegum! These are three of the many inventions created during the 1920's, and many are still to come. Earle Dickson was employed...

  5. Invention Is the Mother of Necessities

    Module 1 - Background "Invention is the mother of necessities.” - Marshall McLuhan Questions We Ask Ourselves Marshall McLuhan's saying, "Invention is the mother of necessities", is an example of wit. How is it witty? What is the original saying? You need wit to think about technology, for wit ...

  6. Ancient Technology

    discussing about the ancient technologies of Mesopotamian, India, China, Greek, and the Romans. The peoples of Mesopotamia have been credited with the invention of the wheel but this is no longer certain. They lived in cities from 4000BC and developed sophisticated architecture including use of the true arch...

  7. Airplane as an Important Invention

    Up, Up, and Away - The Invention of the Airplane The airplane is not only one of the greatest inventions in the 20th century, but also the most wonderful scientific creation of the human history at large. Flying higher and higher, floating deep into the air like birds, and moving from one place to the...

  8. Research on Gadgets

    theories: Effects of Modern Gadgets by Paul Nagno (2013) which states “Now in the present time, the age of modern technology, where almost everything is hi-tech, computer technology has greatly improve and become better. These days, the modern gadgets is rapidly growing and changing.”, Modern Technology by...

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    any invention that marks modern life. Chester Carlson’s invention of Xerography (the Xerox Machine) in 1938 has had as much impact as any invention we could name. Do some research on his invention. A good article is found on the Great Idea Finder website [www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/xerography...

  10. Star Trek as a Modern Myth

    technology and the fascination of the unknown in every episode. Star Trek is one of the modern day myths of the 21st century. A Australian news writer had this to say about Star Trek ''Acquired the status of a modern myth paradoxically, although this fiction appears to be about looking outside ourselves...

  11. industrail revolution

    period of evolution in technology, agriculture, and human rights in-between 1750’s to the early 1900’s. inventions of this period had substantial influence on everyday human life. One of these inventions was the combine harvester which increased the production and storage of grain crops. While traditional...

  12. Modern Technology - an Overview of the Historic Timeline

    hard from the beginning. Meanwhile, humans were learning to harness other forms of energy. The earliest known use of wind power is the sailboat. The invention of the wheel revolutionized activities as disparate as transportation, war, and the production of pottery. Industrial revolution of England was the...

  13. Ancient Chinese Inventions

    Ancient Chinese Inventions It is well known that China has an ancient and glorious history, from the feudal periods ending in 222 BC through the three Imperial and Intermediate Eras, up to the Modern era – over 4000 years of dynastic reigns. It may also be well known that China is the source of many...

  14. Paper mill

    was invention in 200 BC by the people of China. The word paper comes from the name of papyrus. Before the invention of first paper machine in England in 1803 people made paper by hand. Then in 1804 fourdrinier brothers developed the paper machine which is known as fourdrinier paper machine. Modern twin-wire...

  15. The Internet and Its’ Effect on Society

    The Internet and its’ effect on Society The Internet has made a huge change in people’s lives in modern society, it would be easy to see how people might struggle if the Internet were to spontaneously disapear. Almost everyone knows how to use a computer and connect to the Internet today. Sitting...

  16. Artistic Representation of Renaissance Ideals

    “The history of the world can be told through accounts of great battles, the lives of kings and queens, and the discoveries and inventions of scientists and explorers. But the history of the way people think and feel about themselves and the world is told through art.” This is particularly true to the...

  17. The Invention of the Refrigerator

    INTRODUCTION Hello! Today I am going to talk you about the invention of the refrigerator. I chose this topic because I think we all can't imagine our lives without food, so we also can't imagine our lives without the refrigerator. I'm going to present you this topic with the help of power point...

  18. Internet: One of the Greatest Inventions

    One of the greatest inventions of our time is the Internet. Without a doubt, the internet has had a profound effect on almost every aspect of our lives. The formation of the Internet has changed the way we do business, communicate, entertain, retrieve information, and even educate ourselves.. Every student...

  19. Impact of the Agricultural Revolution

    must know how it happened. Here is a look at the primary inventions of the time. The three main inventions that set the Agricultural Revolution in motion were the seed drill, the plow, and the sickle. The seed drill was a fantastic invention, made by none other than the famous Jethro Tull. His ingenious...

  20. Ancient Chinese Inventions and Contributions

    Ancient Chinese Inventions and Contributions Camilo Sanchez Strayer University World Cultures 1/HUM111 June 3, 2014 Steven Klein Over the centuries, a myriad of inventions have arisen from different cultures that have contributed to modern society. From the invention of the concept of the...

  21. Economics and Modernization

    Indonesia: Modern or so-called-Modern? In this 21st century, progress in science and technology has been growing so fast. The benefits of progress itself can be perceived directly by everyone. Now, every profession requires high-end technology. Even some industries have more machines as their labor...

  22. Ecnomic Revolution in Britain

    three unique social elements: education, "modern" work attitudes, and a "modern" government. Great Britain had a larger educated workforce to run the machines and create manuals. The Enlightenment not only meant a larger educated population but also more modern views on work. The population in Great Britain...

  23. The Problems Caused by the Modern Inventions

    The Problems Caused by the Modern Inventions As one famous commercial says, “Technology always comes from humanity.” In this modern world, we have been counting on technology. It deprives us of our time and energy, although we can no longer live without it. Since it has made a huge impact on our...

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    any invention that marks modern life. Chester Carlson’s invention of Xerography (the Xerox Machine) in 1938 has had as much impact as any invention we could name. Do some research on his invention. A good article is found on the Great Idea Finder website [www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/xerography...

  25. The First Locomotives

    tasks. The invention of the train is one of the most momentous events in our history and still bewilders historians to this day. The first steam locomotive engine, made its appearance on February 13 1804 at the Penydarren Ironworks company in South Wales. The person responsible for this invention was Richard...

  26. The Invention of the Stethoscope

    “The Invention Of The Stethoscope” BY STEVE ANTOINE SPC 2600 / SECTION 11 Monday, February 16 2009 Dr. Kenneth Walker Senior Professor Formal Paper Abstract This essay is written about the invention of the stethoscope by Dr. René-Théophile-Hyacinthe Laennec in the early nineteenth...

  27. Top 5 Inventions for Economic Growth

    accelerate faster than ever before in history. The result of all these ingenious, innovative inventions has been a total revolution in the way people live their lives. After examining the multitude of invention descriptions on the four websites and considering from other sources, I have concluded that...

  28. Discuss the Concept of Creativity, Invention and Innovation and Their Complimentary Roles in the Field of Entrepreneurship. Which One Do You Think Is Most Vital for the Entrepreneur?

    Discuss the concept of creativity, invention and innovation and their complimentary roles in the field of entrepreneurship. Which one do you think is most vital for the entrepreneur? INTRODUCTION Creativity, invention and innovation are not the same thing. To create a successful product or business...

  29. The Influence of Modern Technology on Society

     The Influence of Modern Technology on Society Don Yates Ohio University Writing and Rhetoric I English 151 Dee Anderson July 23, 2014 While technology is often described as the most important influence upon society, it remains a subject which has undergone little study. This situation...

  30. AB Railroad

    roads consisted of wooden rails over which horse-drawn wagons or carts moved with greater ease than over dirt roads. Wagonways were the beginnings of modern railroads. By 1776, iron had replaced the wood in the rails and wheels on the carts. Wagonways evolved into Tramways and spread though out Europe...

  31. Invention of Wheel

    exploit it.[13] [14] The invention of the wheel thus falls in the late Neolithic, and may be seen in conjunction with other technological advances that gave rise to the early Bronze Age. Note that this implies the passage of several wheel-less millennia even after the invention of agriculture and of pottery: ...

  32. Modern Technology

    Modern Technology is always beneficial. Discuss. How did I ever survive living in an archaic world without modern technology? How can I imagine myself without a mobile phone, the internet, a car and a washing machine? During the twentieth century we have witnessed tremendous progress in technology,...

  33. Effects of Technology

    living, beginning with the simple inventions in prehistoric times, continuing on to and beyond modern times. In today’s time, when the rapidness of development and research is so impressive, it is easy to think about the advantages of modern technology. Modern technology has solved many problems...

  34. Modernity

    The terms medieval, modern, and post-modern each represent a different world view. These different ways of thinking are so broad as to include varied philosophies, economic strategies, political systems, religious beliefs and artistic styles. Many historians believe that we are in a transitional period...

  35. Necessity Is the Mother of Invention

    protection and heating and cooking purposes. Undoubtedly, these seem meaningless to us today, but consider life without these discoveries and inventions. Would you be able to enjoy the same quality of life without them? But the fact is that the emergence of necessities led man to explore further. ...

  36. The Worl

    Did the invention of the computer change the world for the better or the worse? -- Bei During these years, the youth crime rate gets a lot of attentions. Some experts on the youth education argue that the main offender of the serious problem is the...

  37. Importance of Gadgets

    every aspect of life. These inventions have made it possible for us to do many things undreamt of at the beginning of the last century. The world has become so advanced that we have computers and laptops in almost every household today. Internet facility is also a great invention. Mobiles help us to talk...

  38. Modern Sailing

    alike. Sailing has broadened our grasp on this worlds oceans and lands, as well as given us the freedom to explore. However with the more practical invention of planes and use of diesel powered freighters for over-seas voyage, sailing has been pushed to the wayside. Almost until the first Americas...

  39. The Rapid Development of Modern Technology

    Modern technology is developing more and more rapidly. But we should not by rapidly is simply as a way for business to make money.We should use it to improve peoples living condition Modern technology is developing more and more rapidly. But we should not by rapidly is simply as a way for business...

  40. Abe Lincoln

    that the 16th president was a product of an American age of innovation, invention and expansion, was intensely inquisitive, and possessed a mechanical mind and a need to know how things work. "He never came across a machine or invention or scientific idea that he did not stop to investigate, both physically...

  41. Modern Day Technology: Beneficial or Detrimental?

    lived. Not long ago it was considered absolutely unreasonable to think everyone would own a cellphone whereas now it is unreasonable if you do not. Modern technology has been incredibly influential and beneficial to our society. Technological advancements such as organ transplants, robots and artificial...

  42. Student

    literature, and history to their curriculum. The primary focus of colonists was now secular. Education was completely reformed due to the enlightenment. Modern day America has many freedoms and rights. These rights were revolutionary in the time of the revolution. Nowhere in the world was there a government...

  43. Contributions of Chinese Civilization to the Modern World

    Contributions of Chinese Civilization to The Modern World The ancient Chinese civilization had a great impact in the modern world. They invented many things that are still in use today. There are very important contributions like paper, tea, process of printing, the water clock, the sundial, the...

  44. word documents

    We can see the wonders of science around us.Science has made our life easy and comfortable.We can not think of our modern life without science. Electricity: The first wonder of modern science is the discovery of electricity.It has changed our life,society and culture.It is a great source of power and...

  45. Did the Modern World Originate in Europe During the 15 and 16th Centuries?

    Did the Modern World originate in Europe during the 15 and 16th centuries? The Renaissance was the beginning of the modern world where new innovations and classes of people emerged, but most importantly, the emergence of a new life. The Renaissance period began from around 1400 to 1600. New...

  46. Science Technology and Society

    perceived as new by an individual or other unit adoption INVENTION – devised by independent investors as well as by individuals or teams of workers in university, government or industrial facilities Factors that help to explain invention in modern society: a) external pressures by social and natural...

  47. The History of the Modern Computer

    were developed in the mid-20th century (1940–1945). These were the size of a large room, consuming as much power as several hundred modern personal computers (PCs). Modern computers based on integrated circuits are millions to billions of times more capable than the early machines, and occupy a fraction...

  48. The Four Most Useful Contributions Created By the Ancient Chinese.

    history of well-known inventions that is used in our modern day living all over the world. China has always been ahead as far as inventions, technology, and developments that wasn’t known to the Western or European world for decades and centuries. Here are a few of the inventions created by ancient China...

  49. Phillippine Poverty

    cultures Art of a specific country or continent (i.e China, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Africa) Artistic movements (i.e. abstract art, cubism, impressionism; modern art, Renaissance art, surrealism) Artificial organs Attention deficit disorders Auschwitz concentration camp Autism and/or Asperger’s Battle of...

  50. Modern Invention

    MODERN INVENTION BRINGS JOY AND HAPPINESS TO THE YOUTH Technology has always been the top priority to people in this borderless world. Life seems to be so dull and gloomy without interaction with other people. The word YUPPIES; young, urban and professionals is the most exact word synonymous to the...

  51. How Did Technology Transform the "Modern" and "Post-Modern" World in the West?

    I. How did technology transform the “modern” and “post-modern” world in the West? Technology transformed the ‘modern’ and ‘post-modern’ world in the west by causing large, more rapid advancement within society. The modern era was the era of the Renaissance man. The Renaissance man was normally an individual...

  52. 20th Century Inventions

    INVENTIONS OF THE 20TH CENTURY AIRPLANE The first working airplane was invented, designed, made, and flown by the Wright brothers, Wilbur Wright (1867-1912) and Orville Wright (1871-1948). Their "Wright Flyer" was a fabric-covered biplane with a wooden frame. The power to the two propellers was supplied...

  53. PHL 458 UOP Course Tutorial / shoptutorial

    any invention that marks modern life. Chester Carlson’s invention of Xerography (the Xerox Machine) in 1938 has had as much impact as any invention we could name. Do some research on his invention. A good article is found on the Great Idea Finder website [www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/xerography...

  54. European History

    contributed the most to modern society: the Classical civilization and the Medieval civilization. Some say that Classical civilization contributed more to society, an argument which has some merit, although not all of those contributions are relevant in modern society. Inventions such as forging the...

  55. Ancient Chinese Contributions

    These innovations remain part of the Chinese heritage today. This paper examines the ancient Chinese inventions with reference to major milestones made in the ancient times. The ancient Chinese inventions The ancient China invented many things, which include wheelbarrow, the clock, printing press, porcelain...

  56. Da Vinci Better Inventor Than Edison

    quite a bit more time working on his endeavors in science and technology. His inventions are categorized as flying machines, war machines, architectural innovations, and water and land machines. For me, two of his great inventions were the parachute and the armoured car. The most famous of da Vinci’s war...

  57. PHL 458 UOP Course Tutorial/UOPhelp

    any invention that marks modern life. Chester Carlson’s invention of Xerography (the Xerox Machine) in 1938 has had as much impact as any invention we could name. Do some research on his invention. A good article is found on the Great Idea Finder website [www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/xerography...

  58. Modern Technology and Its Effect to the Youth

    Modern Technology And Its Effect To The Youth 1 Modern Technology And Its Effect To The Youth ABSTRACT Modern day technological advancements are constantly seen throughout every aspect of life. Cell phones, portable Internet availability, laptop computers, iPods, mp3 players of every brand...

  59. Science Means Knowledge

    Science has civilised man. It is at the route of modern civilisation. Science means knowledge. Before science man was a creature of blind beliefs. Science has taken the place of super stations. When doubt arose man began to think and reason. From that day science came into existence. Science found...

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    any invention that marks modern life. Chester Carlson’s invention of Xerography (the Xerox Machine) in 1938 has had as much impact as any invention we could name. Do some research on his invention. A good article is found on the Great Idea Finder website [www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/xerography...