There is no doubt that scientific advances depend not only on new ideas, conceptual leaps and paradigm shifts, but also to a large extent on technological advances that make these steps possible. These include primates such as chimpanzees , some dolphin communities, 59 60 and crows 61 62 Considering a more generic perspective of technology as ethology of active environmental conditioning and control, we can also refer to animal examples such as beavers and their dams, or bees and their honeycombs.
In physics , the discovery of nuclear fission has led to both nuclear weapons and nuclear power Computers were also invented and later miniaturized utilizing transistors and integrated circuits Information technology subsequently led to the creation of the Internet , which ushered in the current Information Age Humans have also been able to explore space with satellites (later used for telecommunication ) and in manned missions going all the way to the moon.
Stacey Roshan, an Advanced Placement calculus teacher at Bullis School—a private school for students grades three through 12 in Potomac, Md.—faced the problem of trying to keep her students engaged as she walked them through the difficult mathematics curriculum.
Promoting recycling is also another goal of Green Technology through providing product alternatives that are reusable and recyclable hence significantly reducing the amount of waste and pollution that is produced during man’s production and consumption of his wants and needs.
Some of the most poignant criticisms of technology are found in what are now considered to be dystopian literary classics, for example Aldous Huxley ‘s Brave New World and other writings, Anthony Burgess ‘s A Clockwork Orange , and George Orwell ‘s Nineteen Eighty-Four And, in Faust by Goethe , Faust’s selling his soul to the devil in return for power over the physical world, is also often interpreted as a metaphor for the adoption of industrial technology.