Astghik Shahkhatuni
DISCLAIMER!
Rome was not built in one day
AMERICAN
INVENTIONTS
Changed the ways we

   COMPETE
A Tug of War
             AC             DC




G. Westinghouse   Nikola Tesla        Thomas Alva Edison
   1846-1914     ...
Wage Motive




                                             Henry Ford
                                             1863-...
Price Motive




1916, Supermarket, Clarence Saunders
Changed the ways we

       SEE
Let There Be Light




1879, Electric Light Bulb,
Thomas Alva Edison
Turn Off Some Light




1929, Sun glasses, Sam Foster
1937, Edwin Land, Polarized sun glasses
Press the Button




1885, Photographic Film, George Eastman
Watch the Action




1888, Kinetoscope, Thomas Alva Edison
Sitting High, Seeing Far




           1993, GPS,
           Ivan Getting & Bradford Parkinson
The Eye of Omniscience




1990, Optical Space Telescope, Lyman Spitzer
The Eye of Omniscience




1990, Lyman Spitzer
The Eye of Omniscience




1990, Lyman Spitzer
Changed the ways we

COMMUNICATE
Dots and Dashes




1832, Morse Code, Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse
Keys



       Q   W    E   R    T   Y




1874, QWERTY, Christopher Sholes
Music




                              1887, Disc Record, Emile Berliner




1877, Phonograph, Thomas Alva Edison
Talks




1973, Mobile phone, Martin Cooper
Letters

                              mouse




               monkey                       cat

                        ...
Connections




1983, Internet
Changed the ways we

SPEND MONEY
Virtually




1904, Landlord’s game, Lizzie Magie
1935, Monopoly, Charles Darrow
Voluntarily




1887, Slot machine, Charles Fey
Momentarily




1960, Magnetic stripe card, Forrest Parry
1950, Credit card, Ralph Schneider & Frank X. McNamara
Changed the ways we

      PLAY
Outdoors




1948, Flying Disc, Walter Frederick Morrison
Outdoors




1948, Flying Disc, Walter Frederick Morrison
Indoors




1947, Video game, Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. & Estle Ray Mann
1972, Video game console, Ralph H. Baer
…with Bubbles




1870, Chewing gum, Thomas Adams
1928, Bubble gum, Walter E. Diemer
…Football




1869, American football, Walter Camp
Changed the ways we

     LEARN
…from games


           C
           R
        W O R D
           S
           S




1913, Crossword, Arthur Wynne
…from books




 1896, Comic Book,
 Richard F. Outcault
…from machines




1937, Digital Computer, George Stibitz
1971, Personal Computer, John Blankenbaker
Changed the ways we

MOVE AROUND
…with our goods




1937, Shopping Cart,
Sylvan Goldman
…in our office




1776, Swivel Chair, Thomas Jefferson
…in the sky




1903, Airplane, Wilbur and Orville Wright
…in the sky




1903, Airplane, Wilbur and Orville Wright
… under the sea
1954, Nuclear Submarine, Hyman Rickover
… under the sea
1954, Nuclear Submarine, Hyman Rickover
… on the globe




1998, Microsoft Encarta Virtual Globe
2006, Virtual Globe, Google Earth
… to the Universe




1926, Liquid-Fuel Rocket, Robert H. Goddard
… in the space




1981, Space Shuttle, George Mueller
… on the Moon




1968, Lunar Module, Tom Kelly
… on the Mars




1997, Mars Rover, Howard Eisen
Changed the ways we

      KILL
…from short distance




The LeMat Revolver, an unusual revolver       Smith & Wesson Model 500
from the American Civil Wa...
…repeatedly



                       "The Gun that Won the West"




1860, Repeating Riffle, Benjamin Tyler Henry
…non-stop




1861, Machine Gun, Richard Gutling
… at once
1945, Nuclear Bomb,
J. Robert Oppenheimer
… covertly




1894, Mousetrap, William C. Hooker
Changed the ways we

     DRESS
…our legs



                     reveal




1938, Nylon, Wallace H. Carothers   1956, Pantyhose, Ernest G. Rice
1959, Spa...
…our bodies

1873, Jeans, Levi Strauss and Jakob Davis
…Christmas Tree




1882, Electric Christmas Lights, Edward H. Johnson
…our kids

It’s a…
           Diaper Cake




            1950, Disposable Diaper,
            Marion Donovan
Changed the ways we

     BUILD
Higher and higher
1885, Sciscraper,
William Le Baron Jenney
HigherUAE WillisHigher
             and Tower
   Burj Khalifa
   Dubai,       Chicago, USA
    828m      527 m
    2010   ...
Through the Water




1801, Modern Suspension Bridge, James Finley
Through the Water




1801, Modern Suspension Bridge, James Finley
All in the Same Boat



  1958, Integrated circuit,   1947, Transistor,
         Jack Kilby           William Shockley
Changed the ways we

 EAT & DRINK
As fast as possible




1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart
1940, Richard and Maurice McDonald
As fast as possible




1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart
As fast as possible




1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart
1940, Richard and Maurice McDonald
1886, Coca Cola, John Pemberton
As sweet as possible
As sweet as possible




1897, Cotton Candy, William Morrison & John C. Wharton
Changed the ways we

DISCOVERED FOOD
…out of neglect




1930, Chocolate chip cookie, Ruth Wakefield
…out of spite




1853, Potato chips, George Crum
…out of care




1856, Condensed Milk, Gail Borden
…out of laziness




1905, Ice pop, Frank Epperson
…by accident




1945, Microwave Oven, Percy Spencer
…out of attentiveness




1929, Frozen Food, Clarence Birdseye
CONCLUSION
THANKS
Wikipedia and all the people, who post
          stories and pictures
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  1. 1. Astghik Shahkhatuni
  2. 2. DISCLAIMER! Rome was not built in one day
  3. 3. AMERICAN INVENTIONTS
  4. 4. Changed the ways we COMPETE
  5. 5. A Tug of War AC DC G. Westinghouse Nikola Tesla Thomas Alva Edison 1846-1914 1856-1943 1847-1931 1882, AC Motor Electric Chair
  6. 6. Wage Motive Henry Ford 1863-1947 1901, Assembly line, Ransom Eli Olds 1913, Assembly line production, Henry Ford
  7. 7. Price Motive 1916, Supermarket, Clarence Saunders
  8. 8. Changed the ways we SEE
  9. 9. Let There Be Light 1879, Electric Light Bulb, Thomas Alva Edison
  10. 10. Turn Off Some Light 1929, Sun glasses, Sam Foster 1937, Edwin Land, Polarized sun glasses
  11. 11. Press the Button 1885, Photographic Film, George Eastman
  12. 12. Watch the Action 1888, Kinetoscope, Thomas Alva Edison
  13. 13. Sitting High, Seeing Far 1993, GPS, Ivan Getting & Bradford Parkinson
  14. 14. The Eye of Omniscience 1990, Optical Space Telescope, Lyman Spitzer
  15. 15. The Eye of Omniscience 1990, Lyman Spitzer
  16. 16. The Eye of Omniscience 1990, Lyman Spitzer
  17. 17. Changed the ways we COMMUNICATE
  18. 18. Dots and Dashes 1832, Morse Code, Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse
  19. 19. Keys Q W E R T Y 1874, QWERTY, Christopher Sholes
  20. 20. Music 1887, Disc Record, Emile Berliner 1877, Phonograph, Thomas Alva Edison
  21. 21. Talks 1973, Mobile phone, Martin Cooper
  22. 22. Letters mouse monkey cat @ snail dog 1971, E-mail and @, Ray Tomlinson
  23. 23. Connections 1983, Internet
  24. 24. Changed the ways we SPEND MONEY
  25. 25. Virtually 1904, Landlord’s game, Lizzie Magie 1935, Monopoly, Charles Darrow
  26. 26. Voluntarily 1887, Slot machine, Charles Fey
  27. 27. Momentarily 1960, Magnetic stripe card, Forrest Parry 1950, Credit card, Ralph Schneider & Frank X. McNamara
  28. 28. Changed the ways we PLAY
  29. 29. Outdoors 1948, Flying Disc, Walter Frederick Morrison
  30. 30. Outdoors 1948, Flying Disc, Walter Frederick Morrison
  31. 31. Indoors 1947, Video game, Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. & Estle Ray Mann 1972, Video game console, Ralph H. Baer
  32. 32. …with Bubbles 1870, Chewing gum, Thomas Adams 1928, Bubble gum, Walter E. Diemer
  33. 33. …Football 1869, American football, Walter Camp
  34. 34. Changed the ways we LEARN
  35. 35. …from games C R W O R D S S 1913, Crossword, Arthur Wynne
  36. 36. …from books 1896, Comic Book, Richard F. Outcault
  37. 37. …from machines 1937, Digital Computer, George Stibitz 1971, Personal Computer, John Blankenbaker
  38. 38. Changed the ways we MOVE AROUND
  39. 39. …with our goods 1937, Shopping Cart, Sylvan Goldman
  40. 40. …in our office 1776, Swivel Chair, Thomas Jefferson
  41. 41. …in the sky 1903, Airplane, Wilbur and Orville Wright
  42. 42. …in the sky 1903, Airplane, Wilbur and Orville Wright
  43. 43. … under the sea 1954, Nuclear Submarine, Hyman Rickover
  44. 44. … under the sea 1954, Nuclear Submarine, Hyman Rickover
  45. 45. … on the globe 1998, Microsoft Encarta Virtual Globe 2006, Virtual Globe, Google Earth
  46. 46. … to the Universe 1926, Liquid-Fuel Rocket, Robert H. Goddard
  47. 47. … in the space 1981, Space Shuttle, George Mueller
  48. 48. … on the Moon 1968, Lunar Module, Tom Kelly
  49. 49. … on the Mars 1997, Mars Rover, Howard Eisen
  50. 50. Changed the ways we KILL
  51. 51. …from short distance The LeMat Revolver, an unusual revolver Smith & Wesson Model 500 from the American Civil War era with 9 revolving chambers firing bullets and a center barrel firing shot. .44 Magnum Colt Anaconda 1836, Revolver, Samuel Colt Colt Python .357 Magnum revolvers
  52. 52. …repeatedly "The Gun that Won the West" 1860, Repeating Riffle, Benjamin Tyler Henry
  53. 53. …non-stop 1861, Machine Gun, Richard Gutling
  54. 54. … at once 1945, Nuclear Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
  55. 55. … covertly 1894, Mousetrap, William C. Hooker
  56. 56. Changed the ways we DRESS
  57. 57. …our legs reveal 1938, Nylon, Wallace H. Carothers 1956, Pantyhose, Ernest G. Rice 1959, Spandex, Joseph Shivers
  58. 58. …our bodies 1873, Jeans, Levi Strauss and Jakob Davis
  59. 59. …Christmas Tree 1882, Electric Christmas Lights, Edward H. Johnson
  60. 60. …our kids It’s a… Diaper Cake 1950, Disposable Diaper, Marion Donovan
  61. 61. Changed the ways we BUILD
  62. 62. Higher and higher 1885, Sciscraper, William Le Baron Jenney
  63. 63. HigherUAE WillisHigher and Tower Burj Khalifa Dubai, Chicago, USA 828m 527 m 2010 1974
  64. 64. Through the Water 1801, Modern Suspension Bridge, James Finley
  65. 65. Through the Water 1801, Modern Suspension Bridge, James Finley
  66. 66. All in the Same Boat 1958, Integrated circuit, 1947, Transistor, Jack Kilby William Shockley
  67. 67. Changed the ways we EAT & DRINK
  68. 68. As fast as possible 1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart 1940, Richard and Maurice McDonald
  69. 69. As fast as possible 1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart
  70. 70. As fast as possible 1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart 1940, Richard and Maurice McDonald
  71. 71. 1886, Coca Cola, John Pemberton
  72. 72. As sweet as possible
  73. 73. As sweet as possible 1897, Cotton Candy, William Morrison & John C. Wharton
  74. 74. Changed the ways we DISCOVERED FOOD
  75. 75. …out of neglect 1930, Chocolate chip cookie, Ruth Wakefield
  76. 76. …out of spite 1853, Potato chips, George Crum
  77. 77. …out of care 1856, Condensed Milk, Gail Borden
  78. 78. …out of laziness 1905, Ice pop, Frank Epperson
  79. 79. …by accident 1945, Microwave Oven, Percy Spencer
  80. 80. …out of attentiveness 1929, Frozen Food, Clarence Birdseye
  81. 81. CONCLUSION
  82. 82. THANKS Wikipedia and all the people, who post stories and pictures

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