What Is Technology?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'What is Technology?' explores the various faces of technology in recent history and in the changing modern world.

The book discusses:
*different meanings of the word 'technology'
*how new technologies arise
*the nature of industrial technologies
*the extent to which the economic health of a country depends on technology
*what makes some technologies appropriate for one country and others for different countries.

1. What does Technology mean?
2. Inspiration, invention and science
3. Technology in industry
4. Technology and economics
5. Cultural differences in technology.

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This resource is part of SATIS 16-19