Does history repeat itself? It’s definitely replete with examples of man repeating the same mistakes, in his hunger for power and immortality. War is the saddest and best example. However, does this truism apply to technological innovations and discoveries also? It would seem so – for, while technology improves and enhances, the original idea is unchanged!
One example is the development of virtual reality. Though the term was coined only in 1987, the original idea can be traced back to 150 years before, with the ‘stereoscope’ was invented. Trace the fascinating course of VR’s development in this infographic.
Virtual Reality History:
Infographic by – Yeppar