Computers and Technology
Submitted By dorjanbeqiri
<<The Technology>> 1. Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a preexisting solution to a problem, achieve a goal, handle an applied input/output relation or perform a specific function. It can also refer to the collection of such tools, machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures. Technologies significantly affect human as well as other animal species' ability to control and adapt to their natural environments. The word technology comes from greek (technología) from (téchnO), meaning "art, skill, craft", and (logia), meaning "study of-". The term can either be applied generally or to specific areas: examples include construction technology, medical technology, and information technology. 2. The human species' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorical discovery of the ability to control fire increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans in travelling in and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, including the printing press ,the telephone, and the Internet, have lessened physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale. However, not all technology has been used for peaceful purposes; the development of weapons of ever-increasing destructive power has progressed throughout history, from clubs tonuclea weapons. 3. Technology has affected SOCIETY and its surroundings in a number of ways. In many societies, technology has helped develop more advanced…...