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Technology by Mind Map: Technology

1. What is Technology ?

1.1. A methods of achieving a task or practical application of knowledge

1.1.1. "Human’s use of technology involves not only machines (e.g., computer hardware) and instruments, but also includes structured relations with other humans, machines, and the environment. In short, technology is more than a collection of machines and devices. To go beyond simplistic intuitions about technology requires investigation of the human mind and socio-cultural environment as well as interactions with technological artifacts" (Isman, 2012, 208)

1.2. Things created by humans to make life easier or solve problem

1.3. It is a tool , its help us , bring us and closer together.

1.4. While Contractor and Sagafi-Nejad (1981) describe technology simply as “a bundle of information, rights and services” Maskus (2004) defines technology as “the information necessary to achieve a certain production outcome from a particular mean of combining or processing selected inputs”.

2. References

2.1. Li-Hua, R. (2007), "What is technology?", Journal of Technology Management in China, Vol. 2 No. 3.


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

2.4. Kumar, V., Kumar , U., & Persuad, A. (1999, April). Building Technology Capability Through Importing Technology: The Case of Indonesian Manufacturing Industry. The Journal of Technology Transfer, 81-86.Li-Hua, R. (2007). What is Technology? Journal of Technology Management in China, 2(3).Minduka. (2009, October 02). A gray laptop. Retrieved from openclipar t

3. What I think now ?

3.1. Technology is every single things invented by human to help us make life easier

3.1.1. things technology does not refer to a physical product or even the physical machines used to make the product, but the routines, methods, and skills used to make modern(John Dyer,2009)

3.1.2. processes

3.1.3. creations

4. What I thought Technology before ?

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5. How have things change

5.1. start with pen to record