ATM

History of the ATM

One of the most convenient technologies of our time, ATMs have a surprisingly rich history that most would never think of while withdrawing cash or depositing checks. This infographic goes…

Gravitational time dilation in layman’s terms

Understanding the physical natural of time has been something that physicists have struggled with and debated over since before Einstein brought into mainstream scientific reasoning. It’s difficult for those without…

A tale of two gigabytes

On the left, you have a 1GB hard drive. It weighed about 75 lbs, and 31 years ago companies could get this, at the time the largest mass produced 1GB…

Why has email lasted so long?

Many of us grew up writing letters long-hand and sending them via the Post Office. It wasn’t until 1965, that the concept of email emerged and about 6 years later…

Online empires fall. Will Facebook?

It’s hard to imagine the world without Facebook right now. Even people who aren’t users are affected by it even if only because they are constantly bombarded with commercials, billboards,…