Articles – History of tech and design

This post includes how tech and design have been developed over the centuries. If you have any suggestions on this topic (articles, websites or want to start a conversation), please feel free to comment below.

History of tech


‘General Magic’ Uncovers The Firm That Tried Making The Smartphone Before Apple

http://designtaxi.com/news/400584/General-Magic-Uncovers-The-Firm-That-Tried-Making-The-Smartphone-Before-Apple/

Retro Delight: Gallery of Early Computers (1940s – 1960s)

https://royal.pingdom.com/retro-delight-gallery-of-early-computers-1940s-1960s/

History Computer

http://history-computer.com/index.html

We Cannot Predict the Future, But We Can Invent It

https://quoteinvestigator.com/2012/09/27/invent-the-future/

This day in tech history

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/archives/

Today in Tech History

http://www.tommerritt.com/category/writing/tech-history-today/

Computer history – This day in history

http://www.computerhistory.org/tdih/

15 turning points in tech history

https://www.infoworld.com/article/2653240/networking/15-turning-points-in-tech-history.html

Still in the Making: Don’t Wait for Tech History to Repeat Itself

http://time.com/78759/still-in-the-making-dont-wait-for-tech-history-to-repeat-itself/

The most momentous tech events of the past 30 years

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3045286/computers/the-most-momentous-tech-events-of-the-past-30-years.html#slide1

Folklore – The Original Macintosh

https://www.folklore.org/index.py

Windows95

https://github.com/felixrieseberg/windows95

History of the Computer Keyboard

http://theinventors.org/library/inventors/blcomputer_keyboard.htm

Why we can’t quit the QWERTY keyboard

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611620/why-we-cant-quit-the-qwerty-keyboard/

 

 

 

History of design


UX inspiration from history: the Minivan Taxi

https://uxdesign.cc/ux-inspiration-from-history-minivan-taxi-6914f6fbb7c5

History of design in tech via 100+ links

https://design.co/history-of-design-in-tech-via-100-links/

Evolution of counting tools: UX inspiration from history

https://uxdesign.cc/evolution-of-counting-tools-ux-inspiration-from-history-7948fe6840b3

The Origins of UX: A Tale of Two Products

https://uxdesign.cc/the-origins-of-ux-a-tale-of-two-products-ac46d6b07af2

Things that Beep: A Brief History of Product Sound Design

http://avant.org/project/things-that-beep/

A brief history of the numeric keypad

https://uxdesign.cc/a-brief-history-of-the-numeric-keypad-59112cbf4c49

A brief history of calendar design

https://uxdesign.cc/a-brief-history-of-calendar-design-c3f876689fed

UX inspiration from history: the Jerrycan

https://uxdesign.cc/ux-inspiration-from-history-01-jerrycan-5890bf815961

Emojis: The Complete History

https://medium.com/@heytory/emojis-the-complete-history-6dc81a330144

 

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