Industrial Revolution

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New book explores the not-so-miserable only child

NEW YORK (AP) — No kids, one kid, four kids: There’s no end to the debate over why people decide on a certain number. But is one family configuration more scrutinized than another? Lauren Sandler […]

06/18/2013

Luddites: They raged against the machine and lost

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their name is synonymous with futile attempts to roll back technology — and with fuddy-duddies who can’t figure out how to use the iPhone.

01/24/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (front left), rides in a driverless car to a bill signing at Google headquarters, Mountain View, California, Sept. 2012 (AP Photo)

Will smart machines create a world without work?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cars that drive themselves have been in movies like “I, Robot” and the TV show “Knight Rider.” Now, three years after Google invented one, automated cars could be on their way to a freeway near you.

01/24/2013

Is technology a job killer? A few history lessons

NEW YORK (AP) — To workers being pushed out of jobs by today’s technology, history has a message: You’re not the first.

01/22/2013

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