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What is technology?
The modern idea of what technology is crosses a wide range of things.
Technology is the sum of any skills, methods, techniques and processes used in the production of services or goods or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation.
Technology can be the knowledge of techniques, processes, and the like, or it can be embedded in machines to allow for operation without detailed knowledge of their workings.
Machines and Systems is when technology is applied by taking an input, changing it according to the system’s use, and then producing an outcome are referred to as technology systems or technological systems.
Where did the word technology come from?
It is thought that it is from a combination of old words and terms:
Greek tekhnologia systematic treatment, from tekhnē art, skill
“science of craft”, from Greek τέχνη techne, “art, skill, cunning of hand ” -λογία, -logia
There are multiple definitions of what technology is.
We can tell these apart and know which definition is correct for what is being said by the context it is being used in.
Technology is a branch of knowledge, just as English, Math’s and History are branches of knowledge.
Technology is the total knowledge and skills available to any human society for industry, art, science, etc
Technology is the application of knowledge invented into practical ends.
Technology is a scientific or industrial process, invention, method, or the like.
Technology is methods and systems and the like which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes.
Technology is devices and gadgets that where the result of scientific knowledge being invented into practical purposed items
Technology is the terminology of an art, science, etc.; technical nomenclature.
What is the simplest form of technology?
The simplest form of technology is the development and use of basic tools.