Over the past 10,000 or more years, human advancements in technology have, for the most part, centered around survival, hunting, agriculture and war.
In the first article in this series, technology was defined as the “practical application of knowledge”, without regard to particular equipment or processes. I think this is important, especially the “practical” aspect of it.
I was having lunch with a good friend of mine the other day, and, as often happens, the subject of technology came up in the conversation.
Technology: Webster defines it as “the practical application of knowledge”.
Brittanica does even better –