INTRO TO THE SCIENCES 3

INTRO TO THE SCIENCES 3 - SCIENCEANDTECHNOLOGY I.TECHNOLOGY...

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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   I. TECHNOLOGY               A. Definition               Coined by a Harvard professor in the late 1820's               Tech = Greek for craft or skill and an even older root meaning to weave (as in  textile).               Technologies are developed to do things: cheaper, faster, easier, better,               Definition: A system  based on the application of knowledge , manifested in  physical objects  and organizational forms , for the attainment of specific goals .               B. Technology and Science                           1. The relationship               Technology is not simply "applied science" (although there are plenty of  examples of this e.g. pasteurization).  
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