In 1608, the German-Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey became the first person to apply for a patent for what we now call the telescope. By combining two lenses, he found that he could make distant objects appear closer than they are. While some lauded the invention for its military applications, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned the telescope to the heavens and opened a new eye on the cosmos. His observations overturned the existing astronomical beliefs of his time.
Posted on: 8 December 2018 | 5:21 pm
Emoji, timestamps and local keyboards. These are just some of the things Slack had to worry about as it brought its workplace communication platform overseas.
Posted on: 7 December 2018 | 1:38 pm
With more people than ever flying, cities around the world are building new airports and upgrading old terminals to create facilities capable of handling tens of millions of passengers.
Posted on: 6 December 2018 | 9:34 am