World Famous Human Inventions: Part 1, (11)
Below is a list of 12 famous inventions/creations, none of which have regularly associated negative connotations. Attached, on this spreadsheet and in the sources are common domain image of each, in the format requested. In some cases, multiple common domain images are presented in the sources. I have also included a brief description of why each innovation/invention is considered 'famous,' but most are likely self-evident.
For the ad campaign, each of these inventions/creations has been used before many, many times. I chose the 'Apple: Get a Mac' campaign featuring computers as one example, but if you wish to submit an additional request, we could find many more for each specific invention/creation.
List of invention/creations
1. Steam Engine
The base for the industrial revolution and future transportation models and engines.
2. Electric Light
The light bulb changed domestic life patterns and led to countless other home inventions, as well as becoming ubiquitous in modern life.
3. Printing Press
A foundation of the modern era and the spread and democratization of knowledge.
Right up there with fire in terms of fundamental developments in human history, and still in mass use today.
Revolutionized travel, and made the world far more connected, as well as changed warfare and security.
One of the most important new mediums for communication, as well as a unifying political, social, and cultural reach.
An invention that has seen extensive growth and modifications, its fundamental importance in documenting all types of activities, great and small, cannot be denied.
8. Telephone and Mobile Phones
Only radio rivals the telephone in its impact on human communication and connections, and few devices had changed human social behavior more in the developed world.
Rivaling airplanes as changing travel, the development of automobiles changed social and working patterns across the world and created millions of new jobs and industries.
No device is more emblematic of the modern era than computers, and no technology has a great potential to change the way humanity lives, works, and develops.
While somewhat overshadowed by phones today, radio was the first near instantaneous communication methods across the world and for many years a dominant form of cultural connection.
Iconic monuments and tombs, their continued survival and massive tourism to this day testify to their importance in human history and memory.
Ad Campaign: 'Get a mac'
Many still remember Apple's 'Get a Mac' campaign, a direct attack on Microsoft, who were then the leader in the personal computer market. This campaign ran for three years, from May 2006 to October 2009, and often features computers, as well as different references to the strengths of the Apple product, 'Macs' as compared to Microsoft PCs. In 2010, Adweek declared it "the best advertising campaign" of the 21st century, and it was viewed as a reason Macs have become so much more popular today.
These are but a few of the many inventions/creations that are famous through human history. Images of each are provided, and one successful campaign featuring one of the inventions has been listed. Any or all of the items listed could be used in an advertisement series as important in human development.