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How Air-Conditioning Invented the Modern World

The Atlantic
How Air-Conditioning Invented the Modern World

How barbed wire created the modern definition of private property. How air-conditioning invented the modern world. And does technology inherently create superstar effects and inequality? Interesting interview with economist Tim Harford, the author of a new book on history’s greatest breakthroughs.


From Weekly Filet #249, in September 2017. More on: #, #

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