The story of the events and the people who, over centuries, came together to bring us in from the cold and to wrap us in a warm blanket of technology is a matter of vital importance, since more and more of that technology infiltrates every aspect of our lives. It's become a life-support system without which we can't survive. And yet, how much of it do we understand?
[steps into a lift
Do I bother myself with the reality of what happens when I get in to a big steel box, press a button, and rise ...