Posts tagged ‘radio’

Predictions that missed the mark

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

02/04/2010. Category: did you know. Tags: ,

If Facebook was a country it would be the largest country in the world

It used to take new technologies on average 15 years to reach market maturity. At their introduction, things like motorcars and telephones […]

11/29/2009. Category: technology. Tags: , , ,

More than 2 billion computers and 4 billion cell phones made

Since the dawn of electronics Apple has sold more than 180 million iPods, some 2 billion TV sets and a similar amount […]

04/28/2009. Category: technology. 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: ,

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