18 Ways Technology Has Changed In A Short Time

18 Ways Technology Has Changed In A Short Time

It seems like television has been around forever but it is less than 100 years old. Less than 30 years ago, only 1% of the world used the Internet. Less than 20 years ago, a TV was heavy enough to kill a bear. Within less than a decade, users of smart phones rose by 79%. 

If you wanted to use a synthesizer to make cool tunes, you'd have to spend nearly $2,000 a little over 30 years ago. Nowadays, you can buy software with the same audio quality for $15.

It's amazing to see how quickly some technology advances within such a short lifespan. If there is any positives to capitalism, it's that it forces people to continually improve technology and make it faster, smarter, quicker, easier, smaller, lighter, and all the other -ers in order to get rich. Here are pieces of technology that got better with age within a very short amount of time.

Entry by weoirb

The earliest CERN network routers in the 1980s were limited by a 2.4 GHZ irequency band and speeds of 2 Mbit/s. EMT Today, you can buy a 5 a GHz Wifi

Entry by Bill Mead

This is the SLA-1 (arguably) the first 3-D Printer built in 1987 These are 3-D printed human embryonic stem-cells, 2013
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