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Society and the new technology

Kenneth Ruthven

Society and the new technology

by Kenneth Ruthven

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementKenneth Ruthven.
    SeriesModern world issues
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14.5 .R87 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3165290M
    ISBN 100521272149
    LC Control Number83007236

    Books shelved as history-of-technology: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick, Dealers of Lightnin. The development and introduction of a new technology to society can be viewed as an experimental process, full of uncertainties, which are only gradually reduced as the technology is employed. Unexpected developments may trigger an experimental process in which society must find new ways to deal with the uncertainties posed.

    Technology and human life cannot be separated; society has a cyclical co-dependence on technology. We use technology; depend on technology in our daily life and our needs and demands for technology keep on use technology to travel, to communicate, to learn, to do business and to live in comfort. However, technology has also caused us concerns. Science, Technology and Society: Needs, Challenges and Limitations focuses on the role of science and technology in promoting development as well as its limitation in shaping the society. The text outlines the contributions that this field has provided in health, industries, agriculture, transportation, and communication.

      The real story of the West in the 21st century is one of stalemate and stagnation. An Opinion columnist and the author of the forthcoming book “The Decadent Society,” from which this . Technology, when used in a morally sound way, can have immense benefits that help a culture grow and develop effectively as demonstrated by the society in Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World; however technology can be a double edged sword in the sense that it .


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