Remixing History: Tokugawa Japan

By Branch, June 14th, 2010

At the beginning of the Tokugawa period, Japan has movable type, flight, increased mining for coal as well as metal, texts on optics and the theory of the steam turbine. The requirements of unification still lead Toyotomi to decree fixed classes, to limit travel, to disarm farmers and control samurai by separating them from the […]

Remixing History: China, Korea, Japan

By Branch, June 5th, 2010

Note: This should by no means be taken as a comprehensive timeline. It is, rather, an outline intended to hit a few key points of technological development and historical alteration. All named individuals are actual historical figures. China 8th C: Tang dynasty The printing press has been invented and movable type spreads when an influential […]