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Multinational company, one of the world's largest technology companies (as of 2011). Its headquarters are in Armonk, New York, USA. The company is a


apparatus for igniting a combustible mixture. The German engineer Nikolaus A. Otto, in his first gas engine, used flame ignition; another method was

Illinois Waterway

Historic canal network connecting Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River, a distance of 526 km/327 mi. Construction of this important transportation

Open Image

in optics, likeness or counterpart of an object produced when rays of light coming from that object are reflected from a mirror or are refracted by a

Open impedance

in electricity, measure in ohms of the degree to which an electric circuit resists the flow of electric current when a voltage is impressed across its


The process whereby industrial activity comes to play a dominant role in the economy of a region or nation-state. Historically, industrialization has

Open Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution

Although capitalism has been a dynamic socioeconomic system since its inception, the pace of technological and social change accelerated exponentially

Open Informatics

the discipline of science that investigates the structure and properties (not specific content) of scientific information, as well as the regularities

Open Information technology
Information technology

Although the term did not evolve until the 1970s, it has been used to describe any technology engaged in the inputting, processing, storage,

Information theory

or communication theory, mathematical theory formulated principally by the American scientist Claude E. Shannon to explain aspects and problems of