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Technology (“science of craft”, from Greek τέχνη, techne, “art, skill, cunning of hand”; and -λογία, -logia[2]) is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation.

7 Ways Protesters Used Low-Tech Hacks to Fight Back

1. Holding Back the Tears Tear gas has been the Hong Kong police’s main weapon for breaking up demonstrations. Protesters developed tactics to neutralize the tear gas with quick-reaction squads. Early tactics...

Billionaire Wealth, U.S. Job Losses and Pandemic Profiteers

The number of U.S. citizens filing for unemployment increased to 38.6 million since March 18, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Over the same two months, the wealth of U.S. billionaires has...

As Millions Lose Jobs, the Billionaire Class Sees Wealth Soar by $434 Billion During...

New data from the Census Bureau found nearly half of all American adults say they or a member of their household had lost employment income since mid-March. But not all Americans...

Does Jeff Bezos Smoke Weed?

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. As the CEO of Amazon, he’s nearly a trillionaire. Doe he spend any of his money on weed? Jeff Bezos is the head...

Everything you need to know about shipping container homes

ShippingShipping containers fill a crucial niche in the world’s economy. They are large and sturdy enough to uniformly transport goods but small enough to fit on trucks and light enough to be moved...

The SCREEN NEW DEAL

For a few fleeting moments during New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, the somber grimace that has filled our screens for weeks was briefly replaced by something...

Trump Death Clock: Times Square Billboard Tallies Lives Lost to COVID-19 Inaction

A 56-foot billboard called the Trump Death Clock was unveiled in Times Square in New York City. The tally of lives lost to government inaction was created by filmmaker Eugene Jarecki,...

Uber is developing tech to ensure drivers wear face masks

Uber is coming to terms with the new reality imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s using technology to make sure everyone adjusts. The company has confirmed to CNN Business that it’s requiring face masks or similar...

Will Bernie Sanders Push Joe Biden Toward Dramatic Marijuana Reform?

Former vice president Joe Biden is the presumed Democrat presidential nominee, as Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he was ending his presidential campaign last week. This week Sanders formally endorsed Biden for President in...

Biomass More Polluting Than Coal, New Study Finds

A pre-eminent think tank in the United Kingdom, Chatham House, issued a seminal report last week challenging a fundamental assumption underlying European renewable energy policy: that burning forest biomass to produce electricity is "carbon neutral."...

What is modern slavery?

Figure 1Modern slavery is an umbrella term Terminology Countries use differing terminologies to describe modern forms of slavery. This includes how they describe slavery itself, but...

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