From humankind’s earliest days tools were key to survival. From the first engineers to today, technology has driven us to new heights, and many cultures have shared in this endeavor. This lecture will explore many of these contributions and showcase the acceleration of technological innovation through the millennia to today. Contributions of the Egyptians, Romans, Greeks and others, through the Dark Ages to the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution and the Information Age, the Biotechnology Era and other critical revolutions of today, will all be discussed in a lively format, placing various inventors in their times.
Presenter: Raymond Van Dyke, Technology and Intellectual Property Attorney, Patent Practitioner, Van Dyke Intellectual Property Law