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Fundamental Technology Concepts for Revealing a Creative Style of Post-Modernity in Africa: Deepening our Views of Technology and Technological Change for the Transition from Pre-Modern to Ultra-Modern Societies

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Technology Concepts 7 Slides

  1. 1. <ul><li>Various </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Concepts </li></ul>Jacques L. Hamel
  2. 2. <ul><li>Tech = Tools / Utensils </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Objects / Things </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Artifacts / Works of Art </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Resources / Wealth </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Equipment / Machines </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Gadgets / Apparatus </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Prosthesis / Aids / Supports </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Tech = Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interrelations / Interdependence / Functional Totality </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human, social, economic, cultural </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating, Innovating, Producing, Utilizing, Repairing … </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training, Protecting…; </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tech = Co-Determinant in Knowing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>as Integral Part of Tech </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Methods / Processes / Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Only Real Thing! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Tech = Ideology </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Messiah </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Lifestyle </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Society / Culture / Optimization </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Discloser of New Worlds </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New Worldviews </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Forecloser of Disappearing Worlds </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dying Worlds </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Medium </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Mediates Experience, Perception, Activities, Life </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Power Or Empowerment </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Subvert or Consolidate Power Structures </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Milieu </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Background Tech, Omnipresence, Ubiquity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural System </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tech = Practical Arts </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Arts, Industrial Arts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Chronic Disturber of Comparative Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Revelation of Being </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Co-emergence, Co-constitution, Co-evolution of Tech Being </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Fundamental Ways of: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessing Reality </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dealing with Reality </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Compensation for Human Deficiencies </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Extensions of Sensory Bodies </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Exteriorizations of Human Capacities </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Expansions of Intellectual Faculties </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Factors of Production </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Tech = Realization / Reification of Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = ‘Encroacher’ of Nature </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Anthropological Obsession </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Language </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Narrative / Discourse / Communication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Fatality </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Uncontrolled Techno-Sc Progress </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Humans Evolving Into Tech Components </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Rational Means </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rationalization = Cultural Horizon of Modernity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Instrumentation of Science </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Tech = Techniques (or Technolgy’s Software) </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Applied Science </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Channeling of forces of nature for human purposes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Organized Inorganic Matter </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Study / Enquiry / Science of Techniques (Logos) </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Modern Magic (like computer screens) </li></ul><ul><li>Tech = Tools of Domination / Exploitation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over Nature + Humans </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Challenge to Nature + Humans </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources to be Revealed , Mobilized, Optimized </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech = Destroyer </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>of Traditional Convictions, Beliefs, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Society = Essentially Secular </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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