Technology in Society

Growing to love the business he began working for at 15, Even is now a vice president at W.G. With a passion for helping others, Even learned from his mentors that treating people right is always the best policy. Seeing the world through the eyes of a different species is just one way we connect with the world around us. Through faculty-led research, Wegman is working to improve the quality of life for North American River Otters by studying their visual perception.

  • While technology contributes to economic development and human prosperity, it can also have negative impacts like pollution or resource depletion, or cause social harms like technological unemployment caused by automation.
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  • Fast potters’ wheels enabled early mass production of pottery, but it was the use of the wheel as a transformer of energy that revolutionized the application of nonhuman power sources.
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The first use of iron alloys such as steel dates to around 1,800 BCE. With this increase in population and availability of labor came an increase in labor specialization. The __cfduid cookie is from CloudFlare where some required files are stored.

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Existential risk research analyzes risks that could lead to human extinction or civilizational collapse, and looks for ways to build resilience against them. The ethics of technology is an interdisciplinary subfield of ethics that analyzes technology’s ethical implications and explores ways to mitigate the potential negative impacts of new technologies. This was followed a century later by the Second Industrial Revolution which led to rapid scientific discovery, standardization, and mass production. New technologies were developed, including sewage systems, electricity, light bulbs, electric motors, railroads, automobiles, and airplanes. These technological advances led to significant developments in medicine, chemistry, physics, and engineering. They were accompanied by consequential social change, with the introduction of skyscrapers accompanied by rapid urbanization.

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The WIRED conversation illuminates how technology is changing every aspect of our lives—from culture to business, science to design. The breakthroughs and innovations that we uncover lead to new ways of thinking, new connections, and new industries. RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts and design.

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Our students come from around the world, adding to the richness of campus culture with their unique heritage. The annual Unity Carnival features games and performances – music, drama and dance – celebrating student culture and heritage. Our students make connections, find careers and change the world, often before they’ve stepped off campus. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘technology.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. The Department of Student Counselling provides psychosocial support to all registered CPUT students through a variety of services offered. This conference aims to explore global knowledge on sciences, information, and advanced technology.