from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of high-tech.
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- adj. of, or using high technology
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- adj. resembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices
I suppose if you think that "Not since the advent of Christianity has the world witnessed so sweeping a change in the very fabric of human existence" as that ushered in by the "hi-tech revolution" -- an outburst of hyperbole even the loudest cheerleaders of that revolution themselves would no doubt hesitate to venture -- then the resort to the over-the-top analogies in which Kaufman indulges in this essay might seem justified.
The other setting is modern, following the descendants of these warriors, some of whom are now Italian drug smugglers, seeking to launder their money by investing in a hi-tech startup.
And science fiction actually inspires and stimulates our scientists and hi-tech engineers.
However, governments are not necessarily always going to be allies of big hi-tech companies.
But the point is not to pass good laws, or even constitutional laws, but that the legislators be be seen to be DOING SOMETHING bout (gasp) CYBER-BULLYING, which, since it has “cyber” in it, will also show that the legislators are hip, and hi-tech.
What of low-tech solutions for hi-tech terrorists?
There are plans to convert the old grain stores into a hi-tech winery and restore two ancient flint buildings.
Bangalore, which is often called the Silicon Valley of India, is the center of the country's exploding hi-tech outsourcing industry.
Meanwhile, the hi-tech outsourcing industry in India -- where the typical starting salary for an IT worker is less than $9,000 a year -- hired more than 850,000 people.
And over that time, annual exports from India's hi-tech outsourcing business has exploded from nearly $6 billion to over $50 billion.
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