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Unformatted text preview: Engineers for a Sustainable World CEE 492 Francis Vanek, Park Doing In coordination with ESW-Cornell 1st General Body Meeting - 9/11 - 4:30 - location? QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Taiwan breeds green-glowing pigs By Chris Hogg BBC News, Hong Kong Scientists in Taiwan say they have bred three pigs that "glow in the dark". They claim that while other researchers have bred partly fluorescent pigs, theirs are the only pigs in the world which are green through and through. When lit up in the dark, the pigs glow green. QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Focusing on Social/Cultural Sustainability Critical theorizing with regard to this issue brings up the question of what is a technical intervention with respect to social and cultural relations. Just how does technology relate to society? Theories of Technology and Society Technical/Technological Determinism Inevitable Progress of Logic - Society Adapts Agency - materials/technical knowledge Telegraph - railroad - corporation Technological Determinism Technology carries out political goals - society adapts Robert Moses Bridges...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2009 for the course CEE 4920 taught by Professor Vanek/doing during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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