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  • 61Glossary of philosophical isms — This is a list of topics relating to philosophy that end in ism . compactTOC NOTOC A * Absolutism – the position that in a particular domain of thought, all statements in that domain are either absolutely true or absolutely false: none is true… …

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  • 62Topic outline of technology — Technology refers to all tools and procedures. It is the state of knowledge and development at any given time on controlling our surroundings, and includes all tools (utensils, devices, machinery, inventions, and structures), all methods (skills …

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  • 63Singularitarianism — a moral philosophy based upon the belief that a technological singularity the technological creation of smarter than human intelligence is possible, advocating deliberate action to effect and ensure its safety. While some futurologists and… …

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  • 64Information Age — A visualization of the various routes through a portion of the Internet. The Information Age, also commonly known as the Computer Age or Digital Age, is an idea that the current age will be characterized by the ability of individuals to transfer… …

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  • 65The Age of Spiritual Machines — Infobox Book name = The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence title orig = translator = image caption = author = Ray Kurzweil illustrator = cover artist = country = language = series = subject = genre = publisher =… …

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  • 66Doomsday argument — World population from 10,000 BC to AD 2000 The Doomsday argument (DA) is a probabilistic argument that claims to predict the number of future members of the human species given only an estimate of the total number of humans born so far. Simply… …

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  • 68Technoshamanism — is a term used to describe various methods of integrating modern technology into shamanic practice (see shamanism). Methods of doing this include such diverse disciplines as synthetic drug use, modern psychotherapy, and raving.Technoshamans… …

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  • 6921st century — Millennium: 3rd millennium Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century Decades: 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s 2050s …

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  • 70Douglas Hofstadter — Douglas R. Hofstadter Hofstadter in Bologna, Italy, in March 2002 Born February 15, 1945 (1945 02 15) (age 66) New York, New York Occupation …

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  • 71Iron Sunrise — Infobox Book | name = Iron Sunrise title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of first edition (hardcover) author = Charles Stross cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = subject = genre = Science fiction novel… …

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  • 72Medieval technology — Pumhart von Steyr, a 15th century supergun …

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  • 73Technologische Singularität — In der Futurologie bezeichnet technologische Singularität den Zeitpunkt, ab dem Maschinen sich mittels künstlicher Intelligenz selbst verbessern können und so den technischen Fortschritt massiv beschleunigen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Inhalt der… …

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  • 74Information technology — (IT) is the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical information by a microelectronics based combination of computing and telecommunications.[1] The term in its modern sense first appeared in a …

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  • 75History of the world — The history of the world [Williams, H. S. (1904). The historians history of the world; a comprehensive narrative of the rise and development of nations as recorded by over two thousand of the great writers of all ages. New York: The Outlook… …

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  • 76Diffusion of innovations — The diffusion of innovations according to Rogers. With successive groups of consumers adopting the new technology (shown in blue), its market share (yellow) will eventually reach the saturation level. In mathematics the S curve is known as the… …

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  • 77Biomedical engineering — For the Russian journal on the subject, see Meditsinskaya Tekhnika. Ultrasound representation of Urinary bladder (black butterfly like shape) and hyperplastic prostate. An example of engineering science and medical science working together …

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  • 78Renewable energy — Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm, at the entrance to the River Mersey in North West England …

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  • 79Leslie White — Leslie Alvin White (19 January 1900, Salida, Colorado ndash; 31 March 1975, Lone Pine, California) was an American anthropologist known for his advocacy of theories of cultural evolution, social evolutionism and especially neoevolutionism, and… …

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  • 80Ceramic engineering — Simulation of the outside of the Space Shuttle as it heats up to over 1,500 °C (2,730 °F) during re entry into the Earth s atmosphere Ceramic engineering is the science and technology of creating objects from inorganic, non metallic… …

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