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Youtube video: Kids React To Walkmans

So is the gulf between 1980s music technology and 2010s music technology really so much more notable than other 30-years gaps between music technology, or are people who were teens in the 1980s simply starting to hit their nostalgic phase of life?

Media

'The Philosopher Burmese Prince' and the Air-Pump

The other week I found a digitized archive of the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, a periodical originally founded under a different name by the famed colonial Orientalist scholar William Jones. 290 more words

Research

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

Bibliographic
Author: Karen Blumenthal
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends (2012)
Hardcover: 320 pages
ISBN-10: 125001557X
ISBN-13: 978-1250015570

Summary
Steve Jobs was one of the most innovative entrepreneurs of his time. 363 more words

English / Language Arts

"Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto."

Good news everybody!  Robots will only replace SOME us at our jobs by 2034, not all of us.  Who’ll be safe?  As the Huffington Post… 535 more words

Academia

'Through the Looking Glass' - A History of Spectacles

It’s always important to make sure that you have everything you require before you leave the house. Spectacles, testicles, wallet and watch.

Lots of people wear glasses, even if they don’t want to admit to it. 1,992 more words

History Of Clothing

Does Crisis in Ukraine Shatter the Nuclear Order?

Ukraine’s inability to stop Russia from seizing Crimea may sound the death knell for the global nuclear order.

For years I have written about the environmental dimensions of nuclear power and nuclear weapons programs, and more recently I have been exploring the connection between environmental crisis rhetoric and the proliferation of nuclear communities all over the world.  918 more words

History Of Science

MOOC sublime.

“The steamboat sublime took expropriation and extermination and renamed them ‘time’ and ‘technology.’ From the vista of the steamboat deck, Indians were consigned to prehistory, the dead-end time before history really began, represented by the monuments of ‘remote antiquity’ that lined the river’s bank.

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