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Windmills, I suppose, were the first machines so used, but neither Beckmann nor Dugdale informs us when first used.
Beckmann has 12,475, quoting Fabricius' 'Bibliotheca Latina,' ed.The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
This work entitles Beckmann to be regarded as the founder of scientific technology, a term which he was the first to use in 1772.
Beckmann does not believe that clocks were of European origin, but that they were derived from the Saracens.Time and Time-Tellers|James W. Benson
Beckmann's picture represents the last of the epoch-making musicians, Richard Wagner.