musicSelect a photograph, drawing, or graphic from one of your texts that typifies for you the many meanings that technology has



and explain verbally to the class the following:

Author & page, the comments or purpose, what is in the forground and background, color and shadows, meaning & affect.


Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight, 1835, J.M.W. Turner, National Gallery of Art, Washington



The Fighting 'Tmraire' tugged to her last Berth to be broken, Joseph Mallord William Turner (J.M.W. Turner)


"Human nature"

400 different types of bacteria in humans; by weight we are more symbiotic being than we are an animal.

Steiglitz, "Steerage," 1890s


Do we live by images or by thoughts; or do we use one to mask the other and thus we live by both?

Illusions and reality are wedded in the imagination. We are responsible for making the images correspond to industrial reality.


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Tulips as tools?
Tools of Toil: what to read.
Tools are historical building blocks of technology.
Technology can be understood if tools have three facets.
Tools used in both Music and Architecture led to mechanization and automation.
Tools and the study of technology require us to reflect on the power of instruments,