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September 20, 2010

Modern Marvels: 90’s Tech

Filed under: Alex Michael Bonnici,History of Science,Modern Marvels,Technology — ralphbuttigieg @ 7:05 am

Today on Discovery Enterprise we travel back to the last decade of the Twentieth Century for a retrospective look at the beginnings of the trendy technologies that have defined that epoch and has shaped ours.


Modern Marvels: 90s Tech will take you way back to the end of the Twentieth Century and the beginning of today’s trendy technologies. From DVDs to TIVO to GPS, we’ll see how the gadgets we can’t live without all started in the 1990s.

Modern Marvels: 90’s Tech

http://www.youtube.com/p/9247C7D63D41D12F?hl=en_US&fs=1

September 18, 2010

Modern Marvels: 80’s Tech

Filed under: Alex Michael Bonnici,History of Science,Modern Marvels,Technology — ralphbuttigieg @ 7:05 am

Today on Discovery Enterprise we take a trip back in time, all the way back to the 1980s and will examine some of the most popular gadgets and fads of that defined a decade.


Join us as we take a retrospective look at Sony’s Walkman, the Rubik’s Cube, the DeLorean DMC-12, and of course the microchip which changed electronics forever.

Modern Marvels: 80’s tech

http://www.megavideo.com/v/ITLV23KWdc572b15f56de3db60b20a9f04618b73

September 17, 2010

Modern Marvels: 70’s Tech

Filed under: Alex Michael Bonnici,History of Science,Modern Marvels,Technology — ralphbuttigieg @ 7:05 am

Today on Discovery Enterprise we take a retrospective look at the technology of the Nineteen Seventies.


From pong to CB radios, to the instant camera to the Pontiac Firebird and everywhere in between it all has the mark of the technology of the seventies.




Modern Marvels: 70’s Tech

http://www.megavideo.com/v/R50D51L9cdadcc548ee0780609a401a6aea880b1

September 16, 2010

Modern Marvels: 60s Tech

Filed under: 60s Tech,Alex Michael Bonnici,History of Science,Modern Marvels,Technology — ralphbuttigieg @ 7:05 am

Today on Discovery Enterprise we take a ride back to the 1960s and recall the technological happenings that helped shape the decade.


Colour TV, computers the size of Mac® trucks and Lava lamps we return to the heady days of the Space Age with this affectionate look at the advances that convinced us the “future is NOW!” For over a decade, Modern Marvels has brought grand stories to life. This documentary is the ultimate celebration of engineering excellence.

From broadcast satellites to superballs, high-tech advances in the 60s improved every part of our lives.

Modern Marvels: 60s Tech


http://www.youtube.com/p/B9C0B9EBD64AA7C0?fs=1&ap=%2526fmt%3D22&hd=1