Knowledge, Technology & Policy LO18203
Tue, 26 May 1998 21:40:20 -0700

Replying to LO18126 --

Ed Brenegar writes:
> Here's my take. Technology is any physical object used to enhance human
> endeavor. It may be a stick, flint and some rope, or it could be a
> computer and modem. The advent of the automobile, plane, telephone, and
> the computer and it's peripherals enables me to do the work that I do.

I agree, except for the phrase "physical object". For example, I'd
consider systems dynamics as a technology, as well as many of the
intellectual tools, techniques, and methods discussed on this list.


Don Dwiggins "Man can make System great, SEI Information Technology but System cannot make Man great" -- Confucius

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