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At The Beacon, we shine a light on trending tech stories and the tech tools you use every day.  Learn the cultural history of common technologies, and understand how they work through interactive infographics.

On The Beacon, you can read about topics ranging from women leaders in tech to responsibly run charities to the periodic table of tech. Find out what bandwidth really means. Learn how netiquette made the web more friendly. Or discover the next-generation propulsion that will take us to Mars in 40 days.

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