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To some people, hackers are modern-day Robin Hoods or Guy Fawkeses. They’re fighting a moral battle against people and systems that they feel are oppressors. On the other hand, there are people who simply view hackers as vandals and criminals. One group that you may notice missing from the list is Anonymous, and that is…

Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 as TheFacebook.com by Mark Zuckerberg, who was studying psychology at Harvard at the time. 24 hours later, 1,200 students at Harvard had registered and then within a month, over half of the undergraduate students were signed up. From there, Facebook expanded to other universities throughout the United States…

Even leaving aside the pop culture jokes about Skynet from the Terminator series and similarly-themed science fiction that provides a violent robot revolution, the future of automation has some unsettling possibilities. On the most practical level, there’s the potential impact many more jobs becoming automated will have on the economy for the working class. There are…

You cannot deny the rise of e-commerce in today’s world, which has been amply proven by the increase in online sales over the latest holiday season. According to the report from comScore, published on the 5th of January, the retail e-commerce spending from desktop devices reached the new height of $63.1 billion in the US…

Much like humans, computers can contract nasty viruses that completely wreak havoc on their systems. It’s believed that there are over 100,000 computer viruses, though some experts contend that there are over a million. The good news is that many of the viruses are not in circulation and are merely a part of collections. However,…

Dahir Insaat is a company headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey founded by Dahir Semenov. Their products and service designs include medical equipment, designing futuristic retail outlets and restaurants, designing new homes and cityscapes, creating weapon designs, city planning, inventing new forms of construction material, and designing new safety furniture. To date, Semenov’s main achievements are in…

We have to realize that weather, in all its forms, has influenced and shaped humanity in every conceivable way. The weather and the surrounding environment (which is also shaped by weather) has influenced language in every part of the world, how people built the houses and shaped their societies, what they ate, and the way that…

Historians usually agree that the first modern submarine was the one constructed and successfully tested by a Dutchman named Cornelius Drebbel. The first modern submarine designed, however, was probably the one dreamed up by William Bourne. The English mathematician imagined a glorified underwater boat sometime around 1578. Bourne’s sub was never actually built, which might…

Many prominent scientists and technologists, such as Stephen Hawking, Carl Sagan, and Elon Musk, have expressed confidence that humans will be able to colonize the universe. Some believe that unless humanity is wiped out beforehand, colonizing the universe is inevitable. Of course, we have yet to step foot on the Mars, so we are probably…

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