Engines of Our Ingenuity The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let's explore technology's spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.
Engines of Our Ingenuity

Engines of Our Ingenuity

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The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let's explore technology's spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1722: Evergreen Flight Museum

Episode: 1722 The Evergreen Flight Museum: Reclaiming an earlier mood of flight. Today, the Spruce Goose and river blindness.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2938: The Gospel of Wealth

Episode: 2938 Andrew Carnegie's The Gospel of Wealth. Today, the gospel of wealth.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1721: A New Look at Cooperation

Episode: 1721 A new way to activate your pleasure center: Cooperate! Today, let's activate a pleasure center.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1720: The Silk Sea Lane

Episode: 1720 The two Silk Roads: One by land, the other by sea. Today, the Silk Road goes to sea.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2936: Parker Brothers

Episode: 2936 George S. Parker and the Parker Brothers. Today, for the love of games.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1719: Poe's Cosmology

Episode: 1719 Edgar Allen Poe's amazing cosmology. Today, gothic cosmology.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2933: Math and the Dreyfus Affair

Episode: 2933 Math and The Dreyfus Affair. Today, courtroom drama.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1718: Lardner's Steam Engines

Episode: 1718 The Rev. Dionysius Lardner: keeping up with a world in flux. Today, old books with a message for the present.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2931: G.H. Hardy

Episode: 2931 G. H. Hardy, mentor and apologist. Today, a friendship and an apology.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1715: Flying Around the World

Episode: 1715 The first flight around the world — in 175 days. Today, we circle the earth.

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