Kidwell Paper Two SotTP - Tom Kidwell Dr. Jim Cooke AENV...

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Tom Kidwell Dr. Jim Cooke AENV 130.03 April 10, 2008 The Social Impact of Technology Technology makes impossible, possible. It is where machine, science and human come together to solve a problem. Technology brings with it economic changes, reduction in work force due to the technological innovation or increase in workforce due to the technological growth possibilities, improving market conditions, raising the economic value and standard of living. Since the mid-20th century, we have seen some magnificent advances in technology and an immense amount of possibilities that have emerged from them. Technological research and development introduces new products and services to society, some capable of affecting the way almost all of us lead our lives. Many innovations come about as a response to society's changing needs. But technologies also have the power to shape the values held by a society -- inculcating a wish for more convenience or durability, for example, or for something smaller, safer, and
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course MGMT 430 taught by Professor Philips during the Spring '09 term at Abilene Christian University.

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Kidwell Paper Two SotTP - Tom Kidwell Dr. Jim Cooke AENV...

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