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Issue 3.1


To solve problems, we are incentivized to invent and develop new technologies. This process of invention requires combinations of intelligence and agency; therefore, it is reasonable to perceive the bringing forth of technology as a privileged human-based activity.1 However, the invention of technology is not unique to our species, and evolutionary evidence points to technological progress predating our humanity.2 Beavers have constructed dams, birds have woven nests, spiders have spun webs, and termites have erected mounds long before Homo sapiens dispersed across the earth’s surface…

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