Episode 002: Lighting

Lighting is one of humans oldest technologies, especially when considering controllable fire. However, the first oil lamps are also surprisingly old. Besides an enlightening history, this technology won’t stop evolving with LED, OLED and QLED. Lets talk about that!

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Show Notes:

What came before:

First Chinese candles [03:15]

https://www.trocadero.com/stores/bamboo/items/26286/Chinese-Han-Glazed-Candle-Holders

Antioch street lighting [04:30]

http://libaniusredux.blogspot.nl/2011/02/on-street-lighting.html

All the famous William Murdoch [08:00]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Murdoch_(disambiguation)

‘Stolen’ ideas by Edison [09:30]

http://jawadonweb.com/?page_id=900

People killed by their own invention [11:15]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_inventors_killed_by_their_own_inventions

Paris Motor Show [11:45]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_Motor_Show

And what might follow:

Why OLED is so great [23:45]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_inventors_killed_by_their_own_inventions

OLED windscreen [25:00]

https://zbindendesign.wordpress.com/2014/09/15/windshield-navigation-may-become-a-reality-by-2016-augmented-reality/

QLED [29:00]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_dot_display

Gravity light by SmarterEveryDay [34:45]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsc-pQIMxt8

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