Technology by the meter - The Inventions Rule
shows 200 years of human inventive genius. Since the Industrial Revolution the inventions presented by scientists and inventors have multiplied, one after another, for the benefit of mankind. The Inventions Rule provides an overview and organized form in the history of innovations from 1800 to the year 2000. The dates selected cover the essential branches of technology and extend from the sewing-machine ia Blue Jeans to the zip fastener, from the telegraph via the Morse Alphabet to the Atlantic Cable. The development of modern times can be understood year by year in words and illustrations. The context to the inventions is presented on the back. The Inventions Rule is the ideal companion to preserve the overview in the thunder-flashes of human ingenuity.