Birthplaces of Technology

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

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