The Internet of Things Connecting the Physical World through the Internet
HI 341 Technology in History
November 15th, 2016
In her book Vibrant Matter, the materialist, Jane Bennett, tell us that objects have a life
because of their capacit
Egyptian Pyramids vs. European Gothic Cathedrals
Today, our society focuses on the wonder that is tall buildings and
skyscrapers filling up a city skyline, when in reality, the main beauty in our worlds
architecture lies within the Egyptian Pyramids and t
1. What do you know about the author? What qualifications does he have to
write this book?
a. The author is John Romer and he is an American author and is also
probably an expert on Ancient Egypt. In order to be able to write this
book, he must have done
1. What perspective do they take?
a. In the first piece, A Culture of Improvement: Technology
and the Western Millennium, the author discusses the
Industrial Revolution by writing about one specific
innovation, the steam engine. He talks about how one
1. Why did the author write this book?
a. The author wrote this book to inform readers on the
wonders of Gothic Cathedrals and to help readers
understand the idea behind cathedrals in general. The
author wanted us to understand what the different