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George Graham and Bill Gates: A Study in architectural dominance
This online exhibition from the Museum of the History of Science discusses the parallels between George Graham's domination of the astronomical instrument market in the 18th century and Bill Gate's monopolisation of the business software market with his Microsoft Office.
Wireless World online exhibition: Marconi and the making of radio
Wireless transformed the modern world. At first it was a means of individual communication, for sending telegraphic messages in Morse code without the need for connecting cables, hence the name ‘wire-less’. Two decades later radio signals were also being ‘broadcast’.