An example of technological progress subsuming broader things and abstracting them into something larger. Most good mathematical and physical theories exhibit this sort of behaviour.
Cross reference Simon Singh’s Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe
The Internet, an immeasurably powerful computing system, is subsuming most of our other intellectual technologies. It’s becoming our map and our clock, our printing press and our typewriter, our calculator and our telephone, and our radio and TV. 1
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- related terms (RT): mathematics physics
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