Technology is not all bad, but it is not all praiseworthy, either.
Exercising its old practice, when the US was the only superpower in the unipolar world after the disintegration of the former USSR, the US Commerce Department has added eight Chinese-bas
At present, only two companies – South Korea’s Samsung and Taiwan’s TSMC – manufacture semiconductors on an industrial scale at the most advanced process nodes. These industry leaders are currently producing in commercial quantities at the 7-nanometre (nm) node, while striving to move to 5 nm, and then, finally, to 3 nm by the mid-2020s. For comparison, the US integrated chip manufacturer Intel is also eager to produce in volume at 7 nm, but the company ran into difficulties in achieving this goal, announcing in July 2020 that production of its next-generation chips would be delayed until 2022.
A word we seem to hear a lot lately is “geek”, which refers to someone who has a passion or even an obsession for various technological innovations.