|The complexity of technology arises for related reasons:|
|1||History of technology is filled with descriptions of how cultures adopt & shift to new tool abilities|
|2||The capacity of technology to shape our world, our behavior, & our identities|
|3||The role of inventors and inventions in technology|
|4||The formula for the labor theory of value was altered by mechanization|
|5||Asian inventions triggered European engineering and machinery||
Textiles are more significant than we can think?
Woman and her workplace: Rajasthan, India, 1990, JVS
How do we understand the relation of this young East Indian woman and the loom with which she is working?
Pacey, in Meaning of Technology, (on reserve) revised his three dimensions of tools and technology's power as we experience their influence in our lives.
Computers | AI | Robots | Leonardo at MIT
|Tools of Toil: what to read.|
|Tools are historical building blocks of technology.|
Overview of the class | Time line
Edward Tenner, Why Things Bite Back, 1997.
Pursell | Pacey–World | Postman | Head | Tenner |Pacey–meaning| Eberhart | Snow | Kaku | Boulding | Delillo | Kranzberg