Engines Of Our Ingenuity
Summary: The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let's explore technology's spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.
Episode: 2488 Revision: An Essential Component of the Creative Process
Episode: 2487 John von Neumann's ideas on the similarities and differences of computers and brains.
Episode: 2486 Who remembers the once ubiquitous sectional wooden windmill?
Episode: 2393 What Can Be Done About the Energy Consumed by Computers?
Episode: 2484 Ghosts in Omaha: A six-block-long sculpture
Episode: 2482 Where does a wise man hide a leaf: Harold Warp's Museum
Episode: 2977 Thomas Jefferson, the Maison Carrée of Nîmes, and the Virginia State Capitol.
Episode: 2471 In which Henry Farman and Glenn Curtiss emerge from the pack of pioneer airmen
Episode: 2470 The design and construction of a spider web
Episode: 2439 Reflections on Hurricane Ike and the effect of satellite technology on the hurricane experience
Episode: 2377 Julia Robinson and Hilbert’s Tenth
Episode: 2976 Puzzles, Intellectual Exercise, and Everyday Problem Solving
Episode: 2975 Light Bulb Technology
Episode: 2469 Ancel Keys and the Link between Diet and Heart Disease
Episode: 2466 In which renewable energy enters by the back door