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Technology by Mind Map: Technology

1. What is Technology?

1.1. Technology is the sum of techniques, skills, methods and processes which is used in the production of goods or services.

1.2. According to Thomas P. Hughes, technology is "a creativity process involving human ingenuity".

2. What I think technology before was?

2.1. Devices

2.1.1. Mobile Phones

2.1.2. Tablets

2.1.3. Laptops

2.2. Machines

2.2.1. Cars

2.2.2. Robots

2.2.3. Planes

3. Why do we need new Technology?

3.1. With advancing technology, more people are able to have access to supplies such as food, water because it can help deliver those items to people.

3.2. Accuracy

3.2.1. Technology makes everything computerized. Thus this left no chances of any error. All the data is accurately observed, and accurate statistics are obtained using advanced technology. The figures that we get in excel sheets are correct, and there are no mistakes.

3.3. People with disabilities

3.3.1. The biggest achievement of advancing technology is that it helped people with disabilities. Now they can work along with the ordinary people in the world. There are many devices available in the market due to the advancement of technology such as speech producing devices, hearing aids, etc.

3.4. Communication

3.4.1. The advancement of technology has a significant influence on communication around the world. It helped people to connect with their loved ones who live in another corner of the world. People can now interact and can see each other while talking to them.

4. What I think now?

4.1. After reading Richard Li-Hua's journal. I found this "Technology represents the combination of human understanding of natural laws and phenomena accumulated since ancient times to make things that fulfill our needs and desires or that perform certain functions (Karatsu, 1900). In other words, technology has to create things that benefit human beings (Li-Hua, 2007).

4.2. According to Kevin Kelly in Ted Talks

4.2.1. Word "Technology" was not used until 1952.

4.2.2. If we try eliminating all the technology from earth then humans might not live too long.

4.2.3. Most powerful source in the world.

4.2.4. Fire is Technology? Without it we will not be able to cook food.

5. References

5.1. TED Talks. (2010, February 22). Kevin Kelly tells technology's epic story. Retrieved from YouTube: Kevin Kelly tells technology's epic story

5.2. Tuck, C. (2019, Jul 22). What is technology? Retrieved from You Tube: What is technology?

5.3. Li-Hua, R. (2007, October 2). What is technology? Retrieved from Emerald Insight:

5.4. Dyer, A. J. (2009, December 17). Defining the Word. Retrieved September 16, 2016, from Defining the Word “Technology” … Four Times - John Dyer

6. Technology is anything invented after you were born- "Alan Kay"

7. Useful Videos

7.1. Kevin Kelly tells technology's epic story

7.1.1. Technology is anything useful invented by the mind (Kelly, 2010).

7.2. What is technology?

7.2.1. "Technology is knowledge or a set of tools that helps make things easier or resolve a problem"(Tuck, 2019).

8. How have my ideas changes?

8.1. Dyer defining the word "Technology" Four times have gave me an insight that how it can be used in many ways.

8.1.1. Technology as Hardware

8.1.2. Technology as Manufacturing

8.1.3. Technology as Methodology

8.1.4. Technology as social Usage