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technology

the application of scientific principles and know-how in the development and operation of industrial processes, systems and products. See AUTOMATION, NUMERICAL CONTROL, ROBOT, COMPUTER, PRODUCTION LINE, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING, NEW-PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.

technology

the application of scientific and technical knowledge in order to improve products and production processes. See TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESSIVENESS, PRODUCTIVITY.
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This, at least, blurs the ranges of acceptable values for the parameters of the same product, complicates the relationship between the manufacturer and the customer of the product, but does not solve the problem of applying effective technological control.
The new technological zones will include companies of all sizes, as well as business complexes for start-ups, entrepreneurs, and incubators.
It is not possible to define technological literacy, or measure it, in the absence of an agreed-upon intellectual domain for technology literacy.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationships among technological leadership of principals and the technological literacy and teaching effectiveness of elementary school teachers.
That shipbuilding is a high-tech industrial marvel, whereas ship breaking today is a low-tech operation conducted on the beaches of the "poor world" and gives pause to reconsider notions of technological time and technological "progress.
The tools of sustainable development like economic instruments, legislative measures and consumer demands are aimed at achieving technological changes such as recycling, waste minimisation, substitution of materials, changed production processes, pollution control and more efficient usage of resources.
The report is based on Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology, a 2002 National Academies' publication in which technological literacy was defined and a case made for its importance.
However, their lack of technological proficiency allowed them to directly experience issues of inequity and access that are still prevalent in the world of K-12 education.
Meanwhile, techno-gurus such as Ray Kurzweil, author The Age of Spiritual Machines, and John Smart, president of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, think technological progress is not only advancing but moving at exponential rates.
Beyond the implications of cybercriminal activity, a new technological threat exists pertaining to terrorism.
There is little evidence that high-tech classrooms have done anything to improve student achievement, and instead may be hurting and undermining children's real technological literacy, according to a new report.
The accelerated technological development that has created a new civilization and has so quickly integrated so many economically, due to the Internet.

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