Monthly Archives: December 2018

Harris and my thoughts on Coal Technology

(The Rise of Coal Technology) Harris’s article covers the idea that coal and the technology developed because the increasing use of coal, served as a catalyst for the Industrial Revolution in England. He does not outright say this but alludes to coal being widely used well before the traditional “start” of the Industrial Revolution. Such …

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Cardwell’s “Printing Press”

Through the thorough reading and examination of this excerpt from D.S.L. Cardwell’s “Turning Points in Western Technology: A Study of Technology, Science and History,” it can be seen how the printing press really ‘turned the page’ for the book publishing industry and sparked ideas for other groundbreaking inventions. It must be noted that two other commonly…

Cardwell- Printing Press

Through the thorough reading and examination of this excerpt from D.S.L. Cardwell’s “Turning Points in Western Technology: A Study of Technology, Science and History,” it can be seen how the printing press really ‘turned the page’ for the book publishing industry and sparked ideas for other groundbreaking inventions. It must be noted that two other commonly […]