I think that yesterday, in my update in French (see ‘Que s’est-il passé aux alentours de 2007-2008 ?’), I finally nailed down that central fact about renewable energies, the kind of fact to base a scientific publication on: around 2007 – 2008, something changed in the proportions between renewable energies and the overall consumption of energy – the former started growing faster than the latter. 1,703 more words
Tags » History Of Technology
Throughout history, technological advancement has improved mankind. Since Adam and Eve, men and women have methodically worked to make their life easier by inventing tools and methods to increase productivity. 129 more words
Wednesday's Book Review: "Implosion: Lessons from National Security, High Reliability Spacecraft, Electronics, and the Forces Which Changed Them"
Implosion: Lessons from National Security, High Reliability Spacecraft, Electronics, and the Forces Which Changed Them. By L. Parker Temple. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons for the IEEE Press, 2013. 364 more words
“(Auto)mobility, Accidents, and Danger,” Technology and Culture
The format of this issue is different in that it starts out with the presentation of a simplistic framework proposed by Peter Norton, and the articles that follow employ that framework and the questions it urges, showing how it does and does not fit into much more nuanced and localized studies of traffic safety. 811 more words