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technology : (1) the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area : engineering (2) a capability given by the practical application of knowledge (3) a manner of accomplishing a task especially using technical processes, methods, or knowledge (4) the specialized aspects of a particular field of endeavor — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

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Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a preexisting solution to a problem, achieve a goal or perform a specific function. It can also refer to the collection of such tools, machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures. Technologies significantly affect human as well as other animal species’ ability to control and adapt to their natural environments. The term can either be applied generally or to specific areas: examples include construction technology, medical technology, and information technology.

The human species’ use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorical discovery of the ability to control fire increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans in traveling in and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, including the printing press, the telephone, and the Internet, have lessened physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale. However, not all technology has been used for peaceful purposes; the development of weapons of ever-increasing destructive power has progressed throughout history, from clubs to nuclear weapons. — Wikipedia

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Innovations Report

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History of Technology ((David Darling’s Internet Encyclopedia of Science)

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Quotations Page

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WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Education

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Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology (National Academy of Engineering & National Science Foundation)

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

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EurekAlert, technology, engineering, and computer science (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
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US Office of Science and Technology Policy (White House)

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USA.gov

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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14 Amazing DARPA Technologies On Tap (J. Nicholas Hoover, Information Week)

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EurekAlert! - Technology, Engineering and Computer Science The premier online source for science news since 1996. A service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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    on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Dartmouth College) This interactive fabric can identify items and find lost valuables. When an object or an object's status is determined, the fabric can trigger a desired action or prompt.

  • Industry impact: Wojciech Misiolek honored for...
    on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Lehigh University) Professor Wojciech Misiolek, chair of materials science and engineering at Lehigh University, has received the William Hunt Eisenman Award from ASM International for 'technology transfer of his engineering science knowledge to industrially relevant materials processing.' Misiolek is one of few specialists representing academia to win the award, which is typically given to industry professionals. His work with industrial partners and development of tools with his grad […]

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    on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Washington University in St. Louis) Researchers in the lab of Daniel Giammar, in McKelvey School of Engineering have devised a simple, quick and inexpensive way to quantify how much lead is trapped by a water filter.

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    on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Princeton University, Engineering School) A team of researchers has developed a new way to control and measure atoms that are so close together no optical lens can distinguish them.

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    on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Imperial College London) New simulations have provided clues on reducing uncontrolled peat fires, which hide underground and are notoriously bad for human health and the environment.