Major Technical Innovations

This article shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years and how they have changed the way we work​. 

The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. 

  • Since 1760, productivity has increased almost 30 fold.
  • That is largely down to technological innovations like electricity, telephones, and the internet.
  • Barclays chronicled the world's rising productivity in its latest Equity Gilt Study.

Technological advances have boosted productivity by allowing workers to get more done in a day. This helps to increase output and boosts economic growth.​