The branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science. He relates ways that the progress in technology has caused some people to have very boring repetitive work. An example of technology is ultra sound, MRI, CAT scans and other forms of nuclear imaging, which allow doctors to see inside the human body using a blending of medical technology, nuclear technology and computer technology.
We need not be a computer teacher to find a way to integrate technology into our discussions, nor are we already integrating if we allow our students use the time for classes for them to explore the computer through playing computer games. It’s a terrific volume to have on your bookshelf if want a quick overview of how over a hundred leading scholars, critics, historians, scientists, and authors thought about technology and technological advances.
The science or study of the practical or industrial arts, applied sciences, etc. Pitt, J. C. (2000) Thinking about technology: foundations of the philosophy of technology. The causality condition is often difficult to meet as well due to the long chain from research and development of a technology till its use and the many people involved in this chain.
The way to solve the conflict between human values and technological needs is not to run away from technology. To contrast this, he gives examples of societies that chose to reject advances in technology. The result was a philosophy of technology in which human art was raised to a level of appreciation not found in other writings until the Renaissance.
Indeed, technology is the manipulation of nature for human purpose – yes, manipulation of nature, so let us use a slightly different definition of technology. Science is knowledge of the natural world while technology is human-made world determined by processing, development and management.