Perspectives on Technology
Edited by: Lauren Beck
Edited by: Victoria Warren
Contributing Author/Featured Speaker: Brian Christian
What comes to mind when someone mentions technology? If you're like most people, you probably think of things such as the computer or the smart phone, or maybe even "older" technologies such as the automobile or the airplane. But what about things like the wheel, the ax, the printing press or modern plumbing? Or new developments such as insect-based robots or mice that can grow human organs? So what is technology then, and how do the diverse technologies in our lives affect us? In what ways do they improve our quality of life and in what ways do they detract from it?