It’s quite understandable if you are wondering where we are and where are we heading. It may appear that what we discussed so far is not quite what would lead us to an understanding of how the world works. But that’s not quite so. What we are doing is getting a grip on a set of basic conceptual building blocks which we will use to build an understanding of the way the world works.
Let’s take stock. We have defined what technology is — just recipes — and as we go forward we will understand why technology matters. The world today is the way it is because of technology. We humans are able to do what we do only because of the technology that we have developed. Continue reading “Where Are We”