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Unit 2: Forces that DriveTechnologyThe Technological Revolution: A Social Scientific ApproachMelinda Wade
RobotsandartificatialinteligenceKarelCapekcoinedtheterm"robot"19201954FirstrealrobotcreatedbyGeorgeDevol1959MasachusettsInstitueofTechnologyfoundedartificalintelengenceTodayrobotsareusedforasemblylines,airplanesareguidedwithsuperhumanasistantsoftware.OrganTransplants1954JosephMurayDidfirstKidneytransplantResercherscreatedtohelpthosewaitingonatransplantTodayover25,0Americansreceiveheart,kidney,andotherorgantransplants
PersonalComputers1974-197Multiplenumberofpersonalcomputershitthemarket1976SteveJobsandStevenWozniakstartedApleComputersandroledoutApleI197SteveJobsandStevenWozoniakcreatedApleIthatofferscolorgraphicsThereisamultiplearayofdifferentbrandlaptops,ipads/tablets,Aplewatches/Androidwatches.MobilePhonesIdeaformobilephonesservicesdatebackto19471973MartinCopermadethefirstcelcalHewasaMotorolaresearcherwhocaledhisrivalAT&T30Yearslater,morethan1/2ofalAmericansownmobilephonesInternetacesatbroadbandspedsareprovidedbycelularnetworks
The workplace culture can be different depending on the type of business, management, employees, location and types of customers. However, with the increase in technology companies are moving more toward flexibly schedules and providing their employees with more work life balance. People want to be able to work around their families and outside obligations besides work but also be entrusted that the work will get done.

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