Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences
What Is Technology?
Technology is a systematic application of scientific or other organized knowledge to practical tasks. J.K.Galbrith.Technology is the process by which humans modify nature to meet their needs and wants.Technology is a broad term that refers both to artifacts created by humans, such asmachines, and the methods used to create those artifacts. More broadly, technology can beused to refer to a way of doing something or a means of organization: for instance,democracy might be considered a social technology. Technology comes from the Greek
, which is a combination of “techne”, meaning “craft”, and logia, meaning“saying”. So technology might be considered the articulation of a craft. Technologyincludes the tools both machines and ways of thinking available to solve problems and promote progress between, among and between societies. Technology includes not onlyknowledge or methods that are necessary to carry on or to improve the existing productionand distribution of goods and services, but also entrepreneurial expertise and professionalknow-how.The word is also used to describe the extent to which a society can manipulate itsenvironment. Most people, however, think of technology in terms of its artifacts: computersand software, pesticides, water-treatment plants, birth-control pills, and microwave ovens,to name a few. But technology is more than these tangible products. Technology is theusage and knowledge of tools, techniques, crafts, systems or methods of organization.Technology includes all of the infrastructure necessary for the design, manufacture,operation, and repair of technological artifacts, from corporate headquarters andengineering schools to manufacturing plants and maintenance facilities.