Uitvindingen meetlat: Technology by the meter
(Engelstalig The Inventions rule)
van 1800 - 2000
The inventions Rule shows 200 years of human inventive genius. It provides an overview
and organized form in the history of innovations from 1800 to the year 2000.
The development of modern times can be understood year by year
in words and illustrations.
From the events aspect one centimetre corresponds to every year.
The dates selected cover the essential branches of technology and extend from the
sewing-machine via Blue Jeans to the zip fastener, from the telegraph via the Morse
Alphabet to the Atlantic Cable. The development of modern times can be understood
year by year in words and illustrations. Internet, clones and the decipherment of the
human genome round off the events side.