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Très cool. December 10, 2007: The French Navy sent a virtual (but real looking) frigate to the online game Second Life for a one week visit (November 29-December 4). The purpose was to help recruit the nearly 4,000 new sailors the navy needs to attract in the next year. Sailors from the Marine Nationale Française [...]
On Dec. 16, 1947 the first working transistor was created by William Shockley, John Bardeen, and Walter Brattain. It’s easy to overlook how every technology innovation for over half a century traces back to this one event, making the lowly transistor the most important invention of the 20th century.