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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 Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

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Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

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

Britannica, Columbia (Infoplease)

Innovation

Innovations Report

Commerce

Entrepreneurship

Indiegogo

Product

Shop Amazon Gift Zazzle

Preservation

History


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

Quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Library

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

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
Open Education Consortium

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Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)
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Forum

Reddit

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WordPress

News

EurekAlert, technology, engineering, and computer science (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
NPR Archives, Google News

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Google Scholar

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ISBNdb, Google Books

Government

US Office of Science and Technology Policy (White House)

Document

USA.gov

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Fun


Toy

Amazon Toys

Arts


Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future


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.

  • Physicists have learned to change the wavelength...
    on January 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (Siberian Federal University) Scientists from Siberian Federal University (SFU) and the L. V. Kirensky Institute of Physics (SB RAS) conducted theoretical studies of hybrid Tamm plasmons. Using numerical calculations, they were able to predict the structure in which it is possible to control the wavelength of these quasiparticles by means of an external electric field or heating. The study is presented in the Journal of the Optical Society of America B. […]

  • Queen's University scientist unlocks gamma ray...
    on January 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (Queen's University Belfast) A Queen's University Belfast scientist has recreated the first ever mini version of a gamma ray burst in a laboratory, opening up a whole new way to investigate their properties and potentially unlocking some of the mysteries around alien civilization. […]

  • Biomechanical mapping method aids development of...
    on January 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (The Optical Society) Researchers have developed a new way to capture the detailed biomechanical properties of heart tissue. The high-resolution optical technique fills an important technology gap necessary to develop and test therapies that might eventually be used to heal heart damage after a heart attack. […]

  • Coagulation Sciences selects Enercon as its...
    on January 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) Coagulation Sciences, a medical device startup that is being incubated at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, has announced that it has selected Enercon Technologies of Gray, Maine, to be its contract manufacturing partner for its Multiple Coagulation Test SystemTM (MCTS), a desktop device that enables caregivers to quickly analyze the causes of blood clotting disorders at the point of care. The device reduces costs and risks […]

  • Drones learn to navigate autonomously by...
    on January 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (University of Zurich) Developed by UZH researchers, the algorithm DroNet allows drones to fly completely by themselves through the streets of a city and in indoor environments. Therefore, the algorithm had to learn traffic rules and adapt training examples from cyclists and car drivers. […]