@deshipu I'd definitely like to see those, especially that the other two you have aren't convincing either. I know little about Mesoamerica, but the Greek steam engine was a machine barely deserving the name, built in an environment where they weren't able or willing to make further progress on the technology.

This is to say, my current belief is: any technology that can be put to military use *is* put to military use. Cases like Greek "steam engine" are when technology isn't mature enough to be useful.

· · Web · 0 · 0 · 0
Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!