Scientific revolution
The scientific revolution was the emergence of modern science during the early modern period, when developments in mathematics, physics, astronomy, biology (including human anatomy) and chemistry tran...
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Project Skybender: Google's secretive 5G internet drone tests revealed | Technology
Trials at New Mexico’s Spaceport Authority are using new millimetre wave technology to deliver data from drones – potentially 40 times faster than 4G
Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking
Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain th...
Why Today’s Attacks on the Internet Are Just the Start
Thanks to powerful new botnets, hackers now have the ability to knock major companies—even whole countries—offline.
BREAKING NEWS: Internet down for many as massive cyber attack stops Reddit, Spotify, Twitter and other sites from working!
Much of the internet appears to be broken. And it's all because of one cyber attack. A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack has taken down systems run by Dyn, Inc, one of the largest providers ...
CEO Of Backpage.com Arrested, Charged With Pimping
Carl Ferrer, the chief executive of a classifieds website that allows users to post escort ads, was arrested in Texas on Thursday. He faces felony charges, including pimping a minor.
Wi-Fi Passwords Of Airports Around The World In A Single Map
Having to spend long hours in an airport without internet access is one of the worst travelling experiences. Luckily, one clever guy came up with a solution to
The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World's Most Secretive Startup
The world's hottest startup isn't located in Silicon Valley–it's in suburban Florida. WIRED explores what Magic Leap's mind-bending technology tells us about...
Aug 23,-Happy 25th Birthday To The World Wide Web
On this day in history: On August 23, 1991, new users for the first time were able to access the World Wide Web. The occasion is known as Internaut Day.
Google Can Now Tell You When And Where You Were Mentioned Online
The company's new Stay In The Loop feature does just that. If you weren’t scared that Google knows too much about you, here’s yet another reason to be so. The company’s new ‘Stay In the Loop’ feature ...
The Next Big Tech Revolution Will Be In Your Ear
Experts in UX, AI, and product design weigh in on the next big modality in computing.
People Trusted This Robot In An Emergency, Even When It Led Them Astray
When it comes robots, humans are perhaps a little too trusting. In a series of experiments at Georgia Tech that simulated a building fire, people ignored emergency exit signs and followed instructions...
Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now Available For Preorder
For a select few lucky developers, it's time to pay up: Microsoft's HoloLens Development Edition is now available for preorder. Developers who applied to be among the first to build holographic apps f...
Researchers are a step closer to creating an untraceable 'quantum Internet'
Scientists are figuring out how to create a 'quantum Internet' that will be totally secure and virtually unhackable. So secure, in fact, that even if someone did manage to listen in to your private co...
The world's first website went online 25 years ago today - Telegraph
Today the world's first website turns 25 years old. Created by 60-year-old British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee in 1990, while he was a researcher at the European Organisation for Nuclear Resear...
Why We Should Defend The Enlightenment
Defining the Enlightenment, in time, space and substance, has proven challenging. Yet agreement does exist about certain ideas that originated or matured during this period, about political and econom...
Aristotelian physics
Aristotelian physics is a form of natural science described in the works of the Greek philosopher Aristotle (384–322 BCE). In the Physics, Aristotle established general principles of change that ...
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Historical revisionism
In historiography, historical revisionism is the reinterpretation of orthodox views on evidence, motivations, and decision-making processes surrounding a historical event. Though the word revisionism ...
Cognitive inertia
Cognitive inertia refers to the tendency for beliefs or sets of beliefs to endure once formed. In particular, cognitive inertia describes the human inclination to rely on familiar assumptions and exhi...
Copernican Revolution
The Copernican Revolution was the paradigm shift from the Ptolemaic model of the heavens, which described the cosmos as having Earth stationary at the center of the universe, to the heliocentric model...
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Counter-Enlightenment
The Counter-Enlightenment was a term that some 20th century commentators have used to describe multiple strains of thought that arose in the late-18th and early-19th centuries in opposition to the 18t...
Counter-Enlightenment - Wikipedia
Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment (or simply the Enlightenment, or Age of Reason) is an era from the 1650s to the 1780s in which cultural and intellectual forces in Western Europe emphasized reason, analysis, ...
Age of Enlightenment - Wikipedia
Project Skybender: Google's secretive 5G internet drone tests revealed | Technology
Trials at New Mexico’s Spaceport Authority are using new millimetre wave technology to deliver data from drones – potentially 40 times faster than 4G
Heuristic
A heuristic technique (/hjʉˈrɪstɨk/; Greek: "Εὑρίσκω", "find" or "discover"), sometimes called simply a heuristic, is any approach to problem solving, learning, or discovery that employs a practical m...
Science and Civilisation in China
Science and Civilisation in China (1954–2008) is a series of books initiated and edited by British biochemist and self-trained Sinologist Joseph Needham (1900–1995). They deal with the history of scie...
Social network
A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations) and a set of the dyadic ties between these actors. The social network perspective provid...
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Web design
Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. The different areas of web design include web graphic design; interface design; authoring, i...