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-400,000,000[edit | edit source]

  • Domestication of Fire
    • Significance: Fire was one of the earliest and most important technological advances, enabling our ancestors to stay warm, cook meat, scare animals, and see at night.
    • Location: Confirmed in Europe & Asia.
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-380,000[edit | edit source]

  • First temporary wooden huts built
    • Significance: This one was also a major advancement because it allowed humans to escape the cold and other external challenges.
    • Location: Confirmed in France.
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-4,000[edit | edit source]

  • Wheel invented
    • Significance: The effects of the wheel on transportation are still visible today.
    • Location: Mesopotamia
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1206[edit | edit source]

  • Crankshaft invented
    • Significance: Considered one of the most important inventions after the wheel. Used in engines today.
    • Location: Mesopotamia
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1560[edit | edit source]

  • First record of a second hand on a clock.
    • Significance: Led to increased ability to measure time accurately.
    • Location: ?
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1800[edit | edit source]

  • First time the idea of Halo appeared.


1936[edit | edit source]

  • Konrad Zuse creates the first freely programmable computer.
    • Significance: First step in the evolution of computers
    • Location: ?
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1962[edit | edit source]

  • Space War Computer Game created by Steve Russel and MIT
    • Significance: Very beginning of the video game revolution, and a significant step in technology
    • Location: MIT
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1981[edit | edit source]

  • MS-DOS Operating System released.
    • Significance: The base of the now widely used operating system Windows.
    • Location: n/a
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1985[edit | edit source]

  • Microsoft Windows released
    • Significance: Microsoft enters the operating systems war, and gains domination.
    • Location: n/a
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