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What The Tech?! Print Technology

30 May 2024 8 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack Today, we live in the Age of Information, but it hasn’t always been this way. While the printing press provided the first steps towards the true information age, it would take t...

What The Tech?! Printed Circuit Boards

2 Mar 2024 6 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

The printed circuit board was an essential part of mass production As we’ve explored the development of consumer electronics, you may have noticed a few themes starting to shine through as we’ve examined different components and looked at their effec...

What The Tech?! 3D Printing

18 Feb 2024 6 minute read 4 comments Investigator515

3D printing has been around much longer than you’d think One of the biggest wins around the miniaturization of small electronics has been the ability for Hobbyists and small-scale manufacturers to produce boutique or bespoke designs, quickly and chea...

What The Tech?! The Facsimile

31 Oct 2023 7 minute read 2 comments Investigator515

The Facsimile reigned supreme before the implementation of email In What the Tech?!, we’ve taken the time to explore some of the technology that was essential in helping us establish our connected world. We’ve looked at satellites and transistor...

What the Tech?! The Transistor

1 Oct 2023 8 minute read 2 comments Investigator515

The transistor ushered in the era of miniaturized electronics. As we’ve explored our What the Tech series, you might have noticed a familiar pattern within some of our articles. Namely the pattern where a device starts off as a large bulky item...

What The Tech?! Mobile Telephones

1 Aug 2023 8 minute read 2 comments Investigator515

The evolution from landline to mobile device dragged us into the modern age. If you’re a regular What the Tech reader, you may have noticed that our early pieces have primarily focused around communications, with satellites and fiber optics just some...

What the Tech?! Blockchain Technology

6 May 2023 7 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

We’ve made no secret about the fact we like crypto. Not just in the currency sense, but technologically speaking a lot of the stuff that underpins cryptocurrency has a far larger reach than simply trading tokens and NFT. Whilst blockchain evolution i...