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Technologies 2013, 1(1), 1-2; doi:10.3390/technologies1010001

Welcome to Technologies—A New Open Access Journal

Center for Quantum Photonics, H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory and Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, Merchant Venturers Buildings, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UB, UK
Received: 15 January 2013 / Accepted: 16 January 2013 / Published: 8 February 2013
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Technologies of one sort or another have been with us for millennia; our ancestors developed solutions to their everyday problems to improve their—and subsequently our—quality of life. Over the course of history technological development has gone through periods of both gradual evolution and culture changing paradigm shifts. These leaps of progress have enabled greater communication, better generation and distribution of food and through better transportation, greater mobility. It is human nature to endeavour to build on these technological advancements, seeking to ever improve quality of life whilst minimising environmental impact. [...]
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