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Technology: biographical and genealogical

'The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant.'
Leo Cherne

'Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.'
– Arthur C. Clarke

'A tool is but the extension of a man's hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. He that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the well-being of mankind.'
Henry Ward Beecher


other topics
 

    
Name
Type
Birth/Death
Casper, Johann Ludwig
Medicine
1796–1864
Casper (3014)
Revolvers
1814–62
Colt (1751.1)
Dioscorides, Pedanius
Medicine
c. 40–c. 90
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Helmont, van, Han Baptista
Physician, chemist
1580–1644
Helmont (4319)
Hemingway, Clarence
Spinal forceps
1871–1928
Hemingway (1884)
Gouffe, Jules
Chef
1807–77
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Coca wine
1838–1914
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Medicine
1838–85
Montes de Oca (4252.2)
Physician
1585–1625
Nardi (2231.2)
Surgeon
1846–1918
Pozzi (3028.1)
Physician
1693–1770
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Cat breeding
†1923
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