Birthplaces of Technology

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InventionCountryInventor, Date
Personal ComputerMichael Donald Wise, 1975
Weight ScalesInventor unknown, circa 5000 BC
VelcroGeorge de Mestral, 1948
GunpowderInventor unknown, circa 9th century BCE
Ballpoint PenLászló Bíró, 1931
PacemakerRune Elmqvist and Ake Senning, 1958
Electric BatteryAlessandro Volta, 1800
NecktieInventor & date unknown
SyringeFrancis Rynd, 1844
Aerosol CanErik Rotheim, 1926
InventionCountryInventor, Date
TelescopeHans Lipperhey and Zacharias Jansen, 1608
WalkmanAkio Morita (SONY Corporation), 1979
CoffeeKaldi*, circa 800 CE
BoomerangInventor unknown, circa 10,000 BC
Automobile (gasoline powered)Karl Benz or Gottlieb Daimler, 1886
Artificial SatelliteSergei Korolev, 1957
Blackberry (handheld device)Research in Motion Limited, 1999
BicyclePierre Marchaux, 1861
SaxophoneAntoine Joseph Sax, 1846
RailroadRichard Trevithick, 1804

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