Evolution of Technology (TEC 154 2014S) : EBoards

TEC 154 2014S, Class 02: What is Technology?


Overview

Preliminaries *------------

Note Takers

Admin

General approach to the readings

Understand before you critique.

While we learn from the authors, we also learn from each other

Starting Questions

Your Questions

Defining "Technology", revisited *-------------------------------

Weinberg: Can Technology Replace Social Engineering? *---------------------------------------------------

Berry: Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer *------------------------------------------

Florman: Technology and the Tragic View *--------------------------------------

Notes from CO *------------

Introduction:

Weinberg:

Berry:

Florman:

FLORMAN DISCUSSION CONTINUES ON FRIDAY

Extra Credit Opportunities:

Notes from DB

Notes from discussion:

It is understood that individuals are going to have negative reactions to some readings of this course. Our goal, however, is not to critique the readings but to understand them.

Did the readings provide us with new views for understanding our definition of technology developed in the previous class?

Is our definition of technology changing? (Rebelsky)

What is Weinberg’s thesis? (Rebelsky)

What are the exact words of Weinberg’s thesis? (Rebelsky)

Berry’s thesis? (Rebelsky)

Berry’s main points (Rebelsky)

Florman’s thesis?

5 key points of class

Copyright (c) 2014 Samuel A. Rebelsky.

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