302 unit1 passive_consumers

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302 unit1 passive_consumers

  1. 1. <ul><li>Volti, Unit 1 information, chapters 1-3 </li></ul><ul><li>The Nature of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Winners and Losers: The Differential Effects of Technological Change </li></ul><ul><li>The Sources of Technological Change </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Technology </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Technologist </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Volti “thoughts” from Chapter 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic and cumulative in its development. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is viewed in a favorable light by the public </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Volti “thoughts” from Chapter 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Supported more by faith rather than understanding. </li></ul><ul><li>Many are “woefully ignorant” and “passive consumers. </li></ul>
  6. 6. May 18, 2010
  7. 8. <ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>System </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Technology System Req. </li></ul><ul><li>“ For an individual technology to operate effectively more is required than the invention of a particular piece of hardware; it has to be supported by other elements that are systematically interconnected.” (5) </li></ul><ul><li>“ development, production, and employment of particular technologies require a group effort.” (5) </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Examples </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level II, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Level I, Tech. Systems Level III
  11. 12. <ul><li>Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Trans. </li></ul><ul><li>Frame </li></ul>Automobile
  12. 13. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distributors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drivers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dealers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rental agencies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Trans. </li></ul><ul><li>Frame </li></ul>Automobile
  13. 14. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distributors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drivers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dealers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rental agencies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Trans. </li></ul><ul><li>Frame </li></ul>Automobile <ul><li>Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Highways </li></ul><ul><li>Gas stations </li></ul><ul><li>Service / repair </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Police </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Gears </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Pedals </li></ul><ul><li>Frame </li></ul>Bicycle
  15. 16. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distributors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shipping </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dealers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessories </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Gears </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Pedals </li></ul><ul><li>Frame </li></ul>Bicycle
  16. 17. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distributors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shipping </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dealers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessories </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Gears </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Pedals </li></ul><ul><li>Frame </li></ul>Bicycle <ul><li>Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Parts </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Service / repair </li></ul><ul><li>Tours / races </li></ul><ul><li>Laws </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level II, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Level I, Computers Level III,
  18. 19. <ul><li>Next </li></ul><ul><li>How do technologies originate and diffuse? </li></ul><ul><li>Current examples of both technologies and their respective inventors / entrepreneurs </li></ul>

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