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Saturday, December 17, 2016

The Origin of the Term Sabotage

The loom workers were furious that their jobs were being eliminated

Regimes come and go but technology persists through it all. This is why innovation is so exciting. Groups can oppose it. Governments can regulate it. But in the end, the knowledge is there and humanity clamors to use it. 

In this wonderful video, Mike Munger tells of the protests against the automated loom. This is where we get the word sabotage. Let him tell the story. 

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