Posts tagged ‘inventors’

Untimely inventions – products before their time

In 1834, Charles Babbage (1792-1871) designed the Analytical Engine, the precursor of the computer. He was unable to obtain funding for it […]

02/08/2010. Category: inventions. Tags: ,

Radio predicted to have no future

In 1894 the president of the Royal Society, Lord Kelvin, predicted that radio had no future. The first radio factory was opened […]

02/19/2009. Category: technology. Tags: ,