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Screws - The early years

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    mat
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    Wasn't sure if this wanted to be ~humanities or ~science but I figured it's history of engineering and engineering is more science than humanity? But then it's history too. Please move if...

    Wasn't sure if this wanted to be ~humanities or ~science but I figured it's history of engineering and engineering is more science than humanity? But then it's history too. Please move if appropriate.

    Anyway, Machine Thinking is a very occasionally updated Youtube channel which covers a number of interesting topics. His origins of precision and the machine that built everything videos are also worth a watch.

    4 votes
    1. cfabbro
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      I think either group is appropriate, since in this case there is a fair bit of crossover. So it's really up to you where you would rather have it, IMO. And were Tildes a lot more populated, that...

      Please move if appropriate.

      I think either group is appropriate, since in this case there is a fair bit of crossover. So it's really up to you where you would rather have it, IMO. And were Tildes a lot more populated, that would likely depend on who you would rather have the conversation about the topic with... history minded people, or engineering/science minded ones.

      p.s. thanks for the new channel to subscribe to :P

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  2. bbvnvlt
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    Thanks. Cool! This covers much of the same ground (and images) as Witold Rybczynski's book 'One Good Turn : a natural history of the screwdriver and the screw'. Recommended if you like this sort...

    Thanks. Cool!

    This covers much of the same ground (and images) as Witold Rybczynski's book 'One Good Turn : a natural history of the screwdriver and the screw'. Recommended if you like this sort of thing.

    2 votes
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    tan
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    Wasn't expecting this to be nearly as interesting as it was - thanks!

    Wasn't expecting this to be nearly as interesting as it was - thanks!

    1 vote
    1. Adys
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      Indeed! New channel to subscribe to.

      Indeed! New channel to subscribe to.

      1 vote