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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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  1. the act of moving toward union or uniformity.
  2. a meeting place
    We built a homestead at the convergence of two rivers
  3. the merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole (ex AT&T buying out every other company to have a monopoly as they did in the 1980's and have succeeded into doing once more after the recent purchase of cingular.)

Computing and technology

  • Technological convergence refers to a trend where some technologies having distinct functionalities evolve to technologies that overlap, i.e. multiple products come together to form one product, with the advantages of each initial component.




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