Life before Microsoft

What are three historic events that shaped humanity? That was the first question asked by our Economics professor, Ralf Boscheck, as we held our first session of a module designed to investigate historical events that shaped modern economic systems and understand some of the cultural and geographical intricacies that influenced the way we do business in modern times. The class discussions spanned events from how the Pharaohs shaped the Egyptian civilization to the invention of the steam engine and the dot.com era, and everything in between. Continue reading “Life before Microsoft”