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ˈtɛk noʊTech·no

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. technonoun

    a style of fast heavy electronic dance music usually without vocals

Wiktionary

  1. technonoun

    A style of music characterised by electronic sounds and fast, energetic, very repetitive rhythms.

    Etymology: From technology.

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  1. Techno

    Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s. The first recorded use of the word techno in reference to a specific genre of music was in 1988. Many styles of techno now exist, but Detroit techno is seen as the foundation upon which a number of subgenres have been built. The initial take on techno arose from the melding of electronic music, in the style of artists such as Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder and Yellow Magic Orchestra, with African American music styles, including funk, electro, Chicago house and electric jazz. Added to this is the influence of futuristic and fictional themes relevant to life in American late capitalist society, with Alvin Toffler's book The Third Wave being a notable point of reference. Pioneering producer Juan Atkins cites Toffler's phrase "techno rebels" as inspiring him to use the word techno to describe the musical style he helped to create. This unique blend of influences aligns techno with the aesthetic referred to as afrofuturism. To producers such as Derrick May, the transference of spirit from the body to the machine is often a central preoccupation; essentially an expression of technological spirituality. In this manner: "techno dance music defeats what Adorno saw as the alienating effect of mechanisation on the modern consciousness".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Techno in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Techno in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Abdul Hadi:

    It's not true that people were drunk or taking drugs, it is also not true that she was playing techno music at the mosque -- in fact no one entered the mosque. It was all held in the bazaar, where visitors come to shop and to stay at the guesthouse.

  2. Larry Rosen:

    This generation of high school kids is different than any other, and they see a different world out there, they are ensconced in a techno-cocoon with their devices. They have been raised with technology where everything happens in an instant. So they develop the thinking, ‘I deserve what’s good right now; I want that and I should have it.’.

  3. Sean McDonald:

    Digital Public is an awkward reincarnation of Silicon Valley's blind techno-optimism, dystopically proposed three years after everyone knows better.

  4. James Scott:

    Most IoT devices that lack security by design simply pass the security responsibility to the consumer, thus, treating the customers as techno-crash test dummies. James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology

  5. Platte River Networks ':

    In order to ensure our customers recycle responsibly, we provide them complimentary e-waste technology recycling, we partner with Techno Rescue—a fully certified Colorado Electronics Recycling and Data Destruction E-waste company. It is illegal and socially irresponsible to throw your electronics in the trash. Responsible electronics recycling also includes the safe and proper disposal of data still residing on old technology.

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