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Technology What Is It?

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  • Submitted: 16/11/2004
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Technology What Is It?

By Stuart

Introduction

Technology What Is It? General term for the processes by which human beings fashion tools and Machines to increase their control and understanding of the material environment.

The Term is derived from the Greek words techno, which refers to an art or craft, and logia, meaning an area of study; thus, technology means, literally, the study, or science, of Crafting. As technology evolves, scientist and historians say that technology grows at a geometric rate without respect to geographical limits or political systems. These Innovations tend to transform traditional cultural systems, frequently with unexpected Social consequences. Thus technology can be conceived as both a creative and a Destructive process. Technology has been evolving with us since the beginning of the Prehistoric age, from the simplest off tools of the cave men to the now present future. Electronic fiber optic cables and the computerized artificial intelligence. Technology is Very important in our society, with out it we would not be able to survive in our ever Changing society. Imagine is someone didn't invent transportation. We would have not discovered the other continents. Or not having the technology to cope

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