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First time a man stepped on the moon

When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957, the United States was surprised to find themselves behind in the race to space. Still behind the Soviets in the Space Race four years later, President John F. 71 more words

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Forensic DNA Analysis

You probably can’t remember a time when DNA and crime solving didn’t go together. But the technology to do “DNA fingerprinting” didn’t even exist until the early 1980’s! 82 more words

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Evolution of computers

The computer was born not for entertainment or email but out of a need to solve a serious number-crunching crisis. By 1880 the U.S. population had grown so large that it took more than seven years to tabulate the U.S. 76 more words

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Review of the annual conference of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC), Brasov, Romania, 29 July-August 2014

By Adrian James Kirwan

The International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) was formed in 1968 as a forum for scholars of technology from both sides of the ‘Iron Curtain’. 560 more words

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The Bane of Modern Technology

The tragedy of comedy, for those who work at creating it, at least, is that jokes will go off. This is a phenomenon familiar to joke-receivers as much as tellers. 513 more words


The influence of technology in the business world

Businesses have been at the forefront of technology for ages. Whatever can speed production will draw in more business. As computers emerged in the 20th century, they promised a new age of information technology. 47 more words

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The Case for Elv and Unqua: Why We Should be Counting in Dozens

Welcome to PART 3 of our ongoing series here at the slowlorisblog, 42 STEPS TO A BETTER WORLD. That time, it sure is flying. To think we’re already 1/14th done! 1,037 more words