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The Science of Tangled Cords

It is a common complaint and an often head-scratching mystery: “How the heck did these cords get so tangled together?”  In 2007, student Dorian...

“Lazy Bones”: The First TV Remote Control

The first TV remote control called “Lazy Bones” was developed by Zenith Radio Corporation in 1950 and was connected to the television by a wire. A...

Origins: The Birth of Pac-Man

Pac-Man was developed primarily by a young Namco employee named Tōru Iwatani in 1979. On May 22, 1980,  the first Pac-Man machine was installed  in a movie theater...

Tim Berners-Lee: Invention of the World Wide Web

Sir Timothy John “Tim” Berners-Lee,  (born 8 June 1955, also known as “TimBL”), is a British physicist, computer scientist, and MIT professor credited with...

The Origins of Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop, considered to be one of the greatest image manipulation and editing software programs, was first introduced in 1987  with the Mac application...