The term is derived from the Greek ‘techne’ meaning art,skill, cunning of hand and the suffix ‘logia’ meaning ‘the study of’. Bydefinition it is the collection of tools, including machinery, modifications,arrangements and procedures used by humans.

Different technologies significantly affect human as well asother animal species' ability to control and adapt to their naturalenvironments. The term itself can either be applied generally or to specificareas such as construction technology, medical technology and informationtechnology.

There is an ongoing philosophical debate over the influenceof technology on mankind. Movements such as Neo-Luddism and Anarcho-Primitivismargue that it harms the environment and alienates people, while ideologies suchas transhumanism and techno-progressivism consider technology to be beneficialto society and the human condition.

Throughout history technology has constantly evolved, beginningwith the basic stone tools, mastering the fire, to the metal tools, energy andtransport, and finally to the present day and the astonishing achievements inevery technological aspect.

The use of primitive technology is recorded in some animalspecies as well. These include primates such as chimpanzees, dolphins and crows.The gorilla males, for example, use a branch as a walking stick in order tosafely get across a river. A West African chimpanzee uses stone hammers forcracking nuts.

The documentaries and video materials compiled in thiscategory are concerned with the technological advancement throughout thehistory.

The ever burning question of are we alone in the universemight already have an answer that is deliberately being hidden from themajority of the population. See the leaked U.S. government documents and barewitness the gravity of the implications that they have. Discover the truthabout the light bulb conspiracy and see if the everyday products that you usehave an intentionally shortened life span.

Explore the origin of life itself and learn what you can doto prevent the ongoing transformation of Earth from a place we call home to aninhabitable planet. Certain scientists predict that in the matter of ten yearsnatural resources will be utterly spent and the climate drastically changed.

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Aaron Hillel Swartz was born on November 8, 1986 and died onJanuary 11, 2013.He was an American computer programmer, entrepreneur,writer, a political organizer and Internet ‘hacktivist’ who wa...

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TimeLine – A Brief Introduction To The History Of Timekeeping Devices
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This documentary challenges all scientific theories to explore the possibility of time travel. The figures, numbers, timescales, speeds, quantities and sizes are simply staggering ...

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The Universe: Beyond The Big Bang
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