Technology to the Masses: Will change the World





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Discus: Parents Forum: 2004 Archive - Part 2: Technology to the Masses: Will change the World
By Dstark (Dstark) on Monday, August 16, 2004 - 07:18 pm: Edit

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/16/technology/16combo.html
The world is going to get smaller and smaller.
You don't have to go to an IVY League school to make an impact.
It is going to take time, but the rest of the world is going to catch up with the USA.
I hope our answer isn't going to be... make better bombs.
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By Backhandgrip (Backhandgrip) on Monday, August 16, 2004 - 09:29 pm: Edit

And just to add, there are so many people who depend upon that industry to feed their family. Isn't that ironic?
Genetically altering the world's food supply of grains bothers me too.I realize it is very difficult to keep the world fed and there are and will be great advances. But there are risks associated with specifically altering what everyone eats.For example, if we only raise one type of chickens exclusively for consumption, the danger exsists that sooner or later a disease will come along specific to this breed and wipe out our entire supply.


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