technology history

  • RIP Human Progress (1945-1971)

    RIP Human Progress (1945-1971)

    The moon landing. Birth control. Civil rights. The cultural and technological achievements from 1945 to 1971 represent a “Golden Quarter” in human progress, according to science writer Michael Hanlon in a new article over at Aeon. Since then, Hanlon insists, we’ve stalled out. But he really couldn’t be more wrong.