Origin of invention
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Yes, keyword or contextual-based advertising is an old tactic, I am not talking about the invention of the wheel.Five great display and video advertising tactics to increase relevance and revenue in a cookie-less world|Anastasia-Yvoni Spiliopoulou|August 24, 2020|Search Engine Watch
From the earliest days of the crisis, the Institute’s alumni, labs, and companies have been reworking their research and inventions to meet these pressing challenges.Tackling covid|Tate Ryan-Mosley|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Many useful inventions, he notes, combine existing technologies in such new ways.COVID-19 victims could breathe easier with these innovations|Kathiann Kowalski|May 7, 2020|Science News For Students
Yet their work includes approaches common to the process of invention.Tackling the novel coronavirus calls for novel ideas|Kathiann Kowalski|May 7, 2020|Science News For Students
So, for some people, invention is a way to reduce friction in their lives.Honey, I Grew the Economy (Ep. 399)|Stephen J. Dubner|December 5, 2019|Freakonomics
No, the tools used are just old fashioned, and the images produced are drawings, hardly a new invention.Blurred Lines at NY Sketchbook Museum|Daniel Genis|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The basic premise that Christians should expect to suffer and be persecuted is not an invention of Rev. Sproul.All Aboard the USS Persecution Complex|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The maxim proved true: Necessity is the mother of invention.Cheap Trick: Most Magicians Are Lazy Hacks|Rick Lax|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The invention of farming was the initial cause of wars that created peace.War! What Is It Good For? A Lot|Nick Romeo|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The titles of two competing 16th-century world maps nicely capture the tension between reflection and invention.The Million-Dollar Map Thief|Nick Romeo|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
Wordsworth has illustrated how an unwise and importunate demand for a reason from a child may drive him into invention.
Each new invention threw thousands of hand-workers out of employment.
Dynamite, by the good fortune of invention, came to the revolutionary at the very moment when it was most wanted.
This epoch-making invention, introduced in 1832, rendered possible extraordinary developments.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller