What is Technology ?

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What is Technology ? by Mind Map: What is Technology ?

1. What I thought before

1.1. Technology is Anything that has improved human life for the better

1.1.1. (Jiang, 2016) Communication

1.1.2. (Cook, 2020) Construction

1.1.3. (Crawford, 2020) Transportation

1.1.4. (Delfini, 2018) Manufacturing

2. What I learned from course material

2.1. Technology is the thing that makes our life easier (Montez, 2014).

2.2. Alan Kay says, "anything that wasn't around when you were born" (Greelish, 2013).

2.3. Technology makes education easier.

2.4. Technology is

2.4.1. Pensile

2.4.2. Table

2.4.3. Chair

2.4.4. Machines

2.4.4.1. Technology is more than a collection of machines and devices (Isman, 2012, 208).

2.5. Technology in history perspective:

2.5.1. According to Kumar, Kumar, & Persuad (1999) "Technology has two primary components: (1) a physical component which comprises items such as products, tooling, equipment, blueprints, techniques, and processes; and (2) an informational component which consists of know-how in management, marketing, production, quality control, reliability, skilled labor, and functional areas" (p. 82).

3. What I think now

3.1. Every envention that makes our life easier is technology.

3.2. According to Alan Kay Technology is "anything that wasn't around when you were born" (Greelish, 2013).

4. References

5. Cook, J. (2020). Integrated construction technology: How to better connect data and workflows [Photograph]. Digital Builder. https://constructionblog.autodesk.com/integrated-construction-technology/ Crawford, M. (2020). Maglev trains [Photograph]. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. https://www.asme.org/topics-resources/content/7-top-trends-in-transportation-technology Delfini, R. (2018). How is technology changing manufacturing? [Photograph]. Engineering Specialties, Inc. https://www.esict.com/blog/technology-changing-manufacturing/ Greenlish, D. (2013, April 2). An Interview with Computing Pioneer Alan Kay. Retrieved from Time Magazine: http://techland.time.com/2013/04/02/an-interview-with-computing-pioneer-alan-kay/ Isman, A. (2012). Technology and technique: An educational perspective. The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 11 (2), 207- 213. http://tojet.net/articles/v11i2/11222.pdf Jiang, H. (2016). The impact of communication technologies on employees' well-being [Photograph]. Institute for Public Relations. https://instituteforpr.org/impact-communication-technologies-employees-well/ Kumar, V., Kumar, U., & Persaud, A. (1999). Building technological capability through importing technology: The case of Indonesian manufacturing industry. The Journal of Technology Transfer, 24(1), 81-96. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1023/A:1007728921126.pdf Montez, T. (2014, February 15). What is technology? [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Giiz81_uzK8&ab_channel=tonymontez