I remember watching a document where they said that some Greek inventor came pretty close to inventing steam engine some 2000 years a go. Imagine if
the world would've started industrializing back then:
(g) Tagged this one for a 'keeper' post for the forum. Excellent find.
Archimedes invented a number of things, including a way to move water from one level to another. They had some pretty astonishing machines back then;
what they didn't have was a way of making machines to make those machines. They could mass produce things -- but not machines.
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