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Human Slavery and the Coming Automation Age

Global Automation Will be a Brave New World Only for Some Over the next two decades, there is a chance that employing more artificial intelligence and robots will incidentally create twice as many jobs as they take away. But there … Continue reading

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Making Government Superfluous

Using Transgenic Plants to Grow Your Own Drugs and Medicines Transgenic plants contain genetic building blocks from other plant or animal species. This allows the plant to produce bio-chemicals which the plant would not naturally produce on its own. The … Continue reading

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A Spy Helicopter in Your Pocket

PD-100 Black Hornet Nano Spy Helicopter The Black Hornet is designed for easy transportation- the entire system fits in a soldier’s pocket. A soldier can carry the entire PD-100 Black Hornet unmanned air vehicle system along with his gear. … … Continue reading

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Small Technology and the Death of Big Government

As powerful technologies grow smaller, more capable, more affordable, and more concealable, large and oppressive governments grow less viable. If a person can supply his own food, clothing, shelter, security, health care, and means of income — all at a … Continue reading

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50 Greatest Breakthroughs Since the Wheel?

A lot has happened since the potter’s wheel was invented over 5,500 years ago, the chariot wheel invented about 5,200 years ago [both in Mesopotamia], the waterwheel over 2,000 years ago [Greece] , and the wheelbarrow invented almost 2,000 years … Continue reading

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