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

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

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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.

  • Two dimensions are better than three
    on December 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (University of Pittsburgh) Pitt's Susan Fullerton received an NSF CAREER Award to develop the next generation of electronics based on materials that are the thickness of a molecule. […]

  • Digital wood produced with 3D printing
    on December 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Researchers at Columbia University used a technique with voxel printing to create digital wood -- a highly complex material for 3DP printing because of its combination of internal grains and external color textures. […]

  • Harvard Medical School and HKU win First Prize...
    on December 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (The University of Hong Kong) In collaboration with the Harvard Medical School (HMS), an HKU engineering team led by Dr Kwok Ka-wai of Mechanical Engineering, the Faculty of Engineering, was conferred the First Prize Paper Award for 2017 in the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL). […]

  • Best and brightest: ONR's 2019 Young Investigators
    on December 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (Office of Naval Research) Today, the Office of Naval Research recognized 25 awardees of the 2019 Young Investigator Program. These recipients will share $16.5 million in funding to conduct naval-relevant scientific research with direct benefits for Sailors and Marines. […]

  • HKU Engineering professor Ron Hui Shu-Yuen named...
    on December 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (The University of Hong Kong) Professor Ron Hui Shu-Yuen of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), has been named a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI). […]