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Engineering: Chapter 3 Engineering: An Introduction to a Creative Profession Chapter 3: Welcome to the Twenty-first Century Engineers must be more perceptive than ever before due to the rapid change of technology We must control developing technologies to be both human and humanitarian Foretelling the Future What was formerly science fiction is becoming science fact People whose business it is to dream about the future are called futurists Futurists Scientifically and technologically oriented persons who attempt to identify trends and developments in all fields of human endeavor Some developments which could not be foreseen were nuclear energy, transistors, TV, sound recording, x-rays, photography, superfluids, night- vision instruments and radio astronomy The time for a new technology to find its way into practical application is decreasing Page 1 of 4
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Engineering: Chapter 3 Computers and Information Computers are applied in industrial automation, robotics, computer-aided
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