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" by METERMORPHOSEN® provides an overview and organized form in the history of innovations from 1800 to the year 2000.
From the events aspect one centimetre corresponds to every year. The dates selected cover the essential branches of technology and extend from the sewing-machine via 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. Internet, clones and the decipherment of the human genome round off the events side.
The context to the inventions is presented on the back. In the Technology line the essential means of communication, printing processes and technical methods are presented, while the Social line considers the demographic and economic data. In the Culture line the epoch-making thought patterns and works are mentioned. The "Inventions Rule" is readable as optically synchronized. From the invention via the socio-cultural background in the depth of recent achievements.
1800 to 2000 - The Inventions Rule 200 inventions and discoveries on 200 centimeters. The "Inventions Rule" is the ideal companion to preserve the overview in the thunder-flashes of human ingenuity. The detailed illustrations round off this design object with which excellent measurement can also be made. For convenience, an inch scale has been added!
© MeterMorphosen 2005. ISBN 3-934657-36-6