Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Why Do Some Technologies Transform Our World And Others Don’t


We don’t meet happy people by accident. They are meant to cross our path for a reason. . .

~ Slavic Saying


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Although the private sector brought electricity to the big cities—New York, Chicago, St. Louis—the federal government’s Rural Electrification Administration brought electricity to much of America, helping to make radio, electric appliances, television and telecommunications part of everyone’s daily lives. A good deal of private investment created these technologies, but the transformations that they wrought were enabled by the “hidden hand” of government, and citizens often experienced their value in unanticipated ways. – Scientific America

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Dentists Are Seeing an Epidemic of Cracked Teeth. What’s Going On? New York Times. Wear an appliance! If you can tolerate them (they are bulky), sport biteguards are cheap and sturdy.