When the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) revised its definition of technology in 2009, it produced one of the worst dictionary definitions ever for a fundamental scholarly term. WHO has developed a reference document to provide an introduction to the concept and programme of health technology assessment (HTA) around the world and to highlight the contribution that HTA can make to informed policy and decision-making, particularly in developing and emerging countries.
In Montgomery County Public Schools the technology education program challenges all students to acquaint themselves with their techological environment so they are better prepared to make informed decisions about their lives and eagerly participate in controlling their own destiny.
Assistive technology is being used in schools to help students with Autism to learn better, it is used to help people with disabled bodies’ move, speech recognition application help people who can’t type with a keyboard to use a computer and so much more.
It is about managing joint exploration and exploitation, where each individual has roles and responsibilities in collaboratively and cooperatively moving forward toward accomplishing shared goals ( Lindenberg and Foss, 2011 ). Technology entrepreneurship is about investing in and executing the firms’ projects, not just recognizing technology or market opportunities.
We often do not know the probability that something might go wrong, and sometimes we even do not know, or at least not fully, what might go wrong and what possible negative consequences may be. To deal with this, some authors have proposed to conceive of the introduction of new technology in society as a social experiment and have urged to think about the conditions under which such experiments are morally acceptable (Martin and Schinzinger 2005, Van de Poel 2009b).