Technology Use Progression Timeline - PS

  • Google

    Founded in 1998 (though opened to the public in 2004), was developed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Google - at this time - was simply a search engine built for the organization and accessibility of the world's information.
  • Youtube

    Created on February 14th, 2005, Youtube was developed by Steven Chen, Jawed Karim and Chad Hurley. It is a platform to create, share and watch "home" videos.
  • iPhone

    Created and announced by Steve Jobs in 2007, the iPhone was developed as a mobile phone and internet communicator. It included headset controls, a touchscreen display, a microphone and more.
  • Picaboo/Snapchat

    Originally launched in July 2011 by Evan Spiegel, Boby Murphy and Reggie Brown, the social media app was rebranded in September 2011. Snapchat is a multimedia instant messaging app that allows image and video communication, with the option for said images and videos to disappear after a selected amount of time.
  • Neuralink

    Founded in 2016 and announced publicly in March 2017, Elon Musk and Max Hodak's team at Neuralink Corporation are developing an implantable brain interface that gives people the ability to control mobile devices and computer with their thoughts.
  • Virtual Reality Medical Training Simulator

    Virtual Reality Medical Training Simulator
    In 2016, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland created a fully immersive VR medical training sitution that gives medical trainees the opportunity to get real world experience while reducing the risk of human error and complications that could occur in real-life practice of these scenarios.
  • Spot the Robot Dog

    Spot the Robot Dog
    Created by Boston Dynamics, Spot is a remotely-controlled mobile robot that can navigate various terrains and environments to safely complete inspections, collect data and more. It was made for use with various industries including construction, research, public safety, entertainment, and mining to name a few.
  • Bluesync Field Evaluation Pacemakers

    Bluesync Field Evaluation Pacemakers
    With clinical studies completed on December 29th, 2019, Medtronic created implanted pacemakers and CRT-P devices that use low power bluetooth transmissions to record and monitor cardiac rhythms with their CareLink mobile phone app.
  • ChatGPT

    Created by the company OpenAI, ChatGPT is a combination of a chatbot and a generative pre-trained transformer language model (GPT-3). It is a program that uses data and language patterns to predict and generate human-like responses.