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ones to help track low and high altitude aircraft” (“A Social history of American Technology”, (Oxford, 1997)). So, they decided to build these smaller radars but not monitor them which is insane. The SAGE Project may have been a catalyst for some of the inventions that were currently use today which could be a benefit but I still feel that it was a total waste of taxpayer money.Part IIIAt the beginning of the unit, you were asked whether you thought it was appropriate or not for universities to be involved in military research. Has your opinion on the topic changed at all during this
unit? If so, why? If not, what did you think was the most compelling reason to reconsider your views (even if it was not strong enough to sway you in the end)?Yes, my opinion on whether it was appropriate or not for universities to be involved in military researchhas definitely changed. After completing this unit, I have seen how the military research that was doneat colleges and universities across the U.S. has greatly impacted our world of technology. We know have the wonderful invention of computers because of the first computer that was built on a college campus on the basis of collecting data for military purposes.