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Quotes About Impact (86 quotes) - 0 views

  • “If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” ― Martin Luther
  • “No one knows for certain how much impact they have on the lives of other people. Oftentimes, we have no clue. Yet we push it just the same.” ― Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why
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History of Chinese Technology - 4 views

  • earliest printed book, AD 868
  • We don't know exactly when paper was first used in China but evidence from archaeological records indicate that it was prior to the first century AD.  In China, the most common source for paper was the bark of the paper mulberry tree (Gies & Gies 1994 p 182
  • There is not doubt that the Chinese invented gunpowder
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  • ability to magnetize iron by placing it near a loadstone was known to ancient civilizations
  • applied this principle of magnetism to create the compass
  • In technologically development, the story is much different (see Burke (1978) for more descriptions of these innovations).  There have been many Western innovations that have their basis in China, particularly those in printing (paper, block printing, and moveable-type printing), agricultural technology (irrigation systems), mechanical engineering (clockwork, iron, and lead manufacturing, efficient harnesses), and martial (gunpowder, the precursors to the barrel gun, and cannons) technology.
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