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Before They Were Apps

Before They Were Apps A fond look back at 4,000 years of clever machinery that found its way into your pocket. World Science Festival by Julie Rossman worldsciencefestival.com TBM COMPUTER Circa 100 BC MOVING PICTURES Circa 1830s MAP Circa 16,500 BC TELEPHONE Circa 1870s 14:11 QUARTZ Friday, September 26 SU ILI- 1 CLOCK ALTM SELECT Chrono Circa 3500 BC ११८ BOOK Circa 3000 BC ে 340 320 Autlull COMPASS NE IN Circa 1050 BC S. OR, 09 ANSWERING MACHINE. Circa 1890s COMPUTER GAMES SONY Circa 1940s TAX-TAX+ CALCULATOR MRC M-M+ % MEX Circa 2700 BC (5 6 1 AC

Before They Were Apps

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The smartphone leapt from cyberpunk fantasy to ubiquity so fast you might be forgiven for forgetting what it was like to not have a map of the world, encyclopedia, tip calculator and mailman in your p...

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