Homo Erectus Technology –The Long Journey from Ax to Algorithm

Homo Erectus


From about two million years ago until around 10,000 years ago, the world was inhabited, at one and the same time, by  several human species, one of the earliest being Homo erectus, who walked upright and were built like modern humans, and they eventually spread from Africa, across Europe and Asia. Our possible direct ancestor, Homo erectus, researchers have discovered, crafted a cutting-edge tool out of a hippo’s leg bone around 1.4 million years ago in the early Acheulean, starting our immense journey from ax to algorithms and perhaps Homo sapiens last great invention, artificial intelligence.