Relic: Boeing 747

    The Boeing 747 represented a quantum leap in air travel and transportation in general. What made this model so unique, and why is it considered one of the most iconic airplane models in the history of commercial air travel?

    Relic: DigiCash — Was this the precursor of cryptocurrency?

    The recent collapse of FTX led me down a deep rabbit hole of research to bring you an often-forgotten yet critically important step in fintech history: DigiCash.

    Relic: Virtual Boy

    The story of the Virtual Boy goes back to 1985. Nintendo was not yet a household name in North America.

    General Electric: An 1892 startup

    What was the very first startup company? While startups became more popular with the advent of the Internet in the late 1990s, the answer to this question harks back to over a century in the past: General Electric.

    Relic: Iron Lung

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has had to advance at rates never seen before. One of the first big leaps in technology followed the flu pandemic a century earlier,...

    Relic: GRiDPad

    Going to school during COVID-19 is going to be radically different. You’re going to be on Zoom and socially distancing from your teachers and classmates. You can use laptops,...

    Relic: Multi-User Dungeon

    Today, we can all interact with each other online through various methods such as text messaging, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, game distribution platforms such as and Steam,...

    Relic: BASIC

    Go underneath the hood of your computer (or any laptop or smartphone) and you’ll encounter a programming language. Some of these programming languages include C++ (the most widely recognized...

    Relic: Carburetor

    The very word carburetor itself seems like a relic of the ancient past. However, the carburetor is a pretty recent invention. It was used in cars for much of...