Historum - History Forums  

Go Back   Historum - History Forums > Blogs > Piccolo
Register Forums Blogs Social Groups Mark Forums Read

Miscellaneous Miscellaneous

Sources for history

Posted May 2nd, 2018 at 12:40 PM by Piccolo
Updated May 2nd, 2018 at 12:51 PM by Piccolo

Here is a list of books and website for history:

Project Gutenberg- Some historical works here, such as the autobiography of Benjamin Franklin


Sacred Texts- Some history on this website (they even have Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire)



Plutarch's Lives

Rise of Rome By Plutarch

Views 922 Comments 1 Piccolo is offline Edit Tags

International Agreements

Posted November 22nd, 2016 at 02:37 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 25th, 2016 at 10:01 AM by Piccolo

Paris Agreements (or the Paris Accords)

International conference of Marrakesh/Marrakech?

That is a city in Morrocco.
Posted in Miscellaneous
Views 791 Comments 0 Piccolo is offline Edit Tags
Rating: 1 votes, 1.00 average.

Notable technologies

Posted October 23rd, 2016 at 07:52 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 29th, 2016 at 06:12 PM by Piccolo

Key words: tech, technology, technologies.

Querns and millstones. Ancient inventions; often used for milling.
Posted in Miscellaneous
Views 649 Comments 0 Piccolo is offline Edit Tags

A review of "Who rules the World?"

Posted October 4th, 2016 at 11:29 AM by Piccolo
Updated October 10th, 2016 at 02:57 PM by Piccolo

Here, I will post a review of Noam Chomsky's "Who rules the World"?

Per usual, Noam Chomsky covers American and world foreign policy, history, and re-iterates some of his usual points.

William Polk (son of noted diplomat Frank Polk, and distant descendant of President James K. Polk) is a noted foreign policy consultant who is referenced by Chomsky in this work.

Thus, topics covered are Neo-Liberalism, the reponsibility of intellectuals, wage slavery,...
Views 707 Comments 0 Piccolo is offline Edit Tags

List of notable computer scientists and programmers

Posted September 18th, 2016 at 08:27 AM by Piccolo
Updated November 23rd, 2016 at 06:38 PM by Piccolo

Charles Babbage

Grace Hopper

Herbert Simon

Steve Wozniak

John von Neumann- Hungarian-American polymath and computer scientist

Bram Moolenaar- Author of Vim

Subhash Kak (1947)- Indian-American computer scientist in cryptography, artificial neural networks, and quantum information.

Bill Joy- Was a chief scientist of sun microsystems (and one of it's founders in 1982).
Views 425 Comments 0 Piccolo is offline Edit Tags
Copyright © 2006-2013 Historum. All rights reserved.