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Chap_1-Volti - Chapter 1 STS 101 Technology is ? Not just...

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Chapter 1 STS 101
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Technology is ? Not just tools, but techniques and new ways of thinking http://www.astc.org/pubs/dimensions/2002/sep-oct/scitec_diagram.jpg
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Technology requires Organization In many cases, it requires an organized system – which implies a group effort Group efforts mean that there is a division of skills and labor - this demands specialization
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Technology requires . . Organization – diversification of roles and jobs to achieve a central goal
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This technology required organization http://www.unb.ca/transpo/mynet/pyramids.jpg
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Nuclear Fuel Supply and Disposal Chain Obviously, this technology requires a high level of organization .
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Technology is a “system” Thomas Edison invents light bulb – now what? http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CLASS/am 485_98/brady/Edison/life.html http://www.choptankelectric.com/kids/timeline.html
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Systems are required In order for this technology to be come widely used, a whole system had to invented and created Without these parts the original technology would not have been used
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