STS Intro: Understanding Scientia and the History of Science

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What was the purpose of the Bombe machine?

To decipher encrypted messages of the German Enigma Machine

Who was hired by the British top-secret Government Code and Cipher School at Bletchley Park in 1936?

Alan Turing

What was the main feature of the Harvard Mark 1 computer?

It was a general purpose electromechanical computer that was 50 feet long

What was the main purpose of the Enigma machine?

To encipher messages securely

What was the significance of 1973 in computer history?

The first email was sent

What was the significance of 1984 in computer history?

The Global Internet was created

Who co-founded Apple I?

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs

What type of social media platforms were introduced in the 1970s?

Instant Messaging Applications

What was the foundation of computer science and the invention of the machine later called the computer?

Universal Machine

When did web surfing begin?


Explore the roots of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and its evolution from the interwar period to the Cold War era. Learn how STS bridges the gap between scientific knowledge and invention. Discover the concept of Scientia and its significance in modern science.

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