Archive for Day: August 19, 2018
The branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science. In this, these philosophers are almost all openly critical of technology: all things considered, they tend to have a negative judgment of the way technology has affected human society and culture, or at least they single out for consideration the negative effects of technology on human society and culture.
Another prominent critic of technology is Hubert Dreyfus , who has published books such as On the Internet and What Computers Still Can’t Do. Data entry personnel may be included if they are considered part of the technology staff. Technology consists of all the things science allows people to make and do. New cars, new surgical techniques, new computers, and even robots are all examples …