Logarithms are an integral part of many forms of technology, and their history and development help to see their importance and relevance. This paper surveys the origins of logarithms and their usefulness both in ancient and modern times.
"Chopping Logs: A Look at the History and Uses of Logarithms,"
The Mathematics Enthusiast: Vol. 5
, Article 15.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umt.edu/tme/vol5/iss2/15