Technology is a broad category that deals with the usage and knowledge of tools. Applied Sciences are the study and application of those tools.

Edison and Tesla Were Enemies

Did Edison Invent Anything?

Nicola Tesla and Thomas Edison were rivals, not enemies. Tesla and Edison butted heads publicly, but generally respected each other.

The Printing Press Changed the World

The printing press (invented by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440) changed the world during the Renaissance, and ushered in the Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and Modern Age.

The NSA Monitors, Collects, and Processes Data

Separation of Powers

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) monitors, collects, and processes data from a number of sources world-wide for foreign intelligence and counter intelligence.

Computers Slow Down with Age

Do Computers Slow Down as they age?

Computers don’t slow down over time. CPU and Memory intense programs and “disk fragmentation” can cause slowdown, but the age of the hardware won’t.

We Might Be in a Virtual Simulation

The simulation argument can be summarized as the idea that reality might be a virtual simulation (we might be “in the Matrix” / “in a video game”).