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User Friendly—Democratizing Technology

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

User Friendly—Democratizing Technology

Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

The Singer sewing machine, the Kodak Brownie camera, and the Apple Macintosh computer each exemplify the transformative effects of functionality and good design. View early models of these pioneering inventions, and explore the social revolutions they set in motion.


April 8, 2016
Excellent use of historical artifacts and tying them into the way American progress is supported by our free and democratic form of governance.