The Resource Global technology : changes and implications : summary of a forum, prepared by Steve Olson for the National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies, (electronic resource)

Global technology : changes and implications : summary of a forum, prepared by Steve Olson for the National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies, (electronic resource)

Label
Global technology : changes and implications : summary of a forum
Title
Global technology
Title remainder
changes and implications : summary of a forum
Statement of responsibility
prepared by Steve Olson for the National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the first half of the forum, each panelist explored a specific dimension of the global spread of technology. The topics varied widely, from reducing poverty to the impact of young people on technology to the need for systems thinking in engineering. But all seven presenters foresaw a world in which engineering will be fundamentally different from what it has been. In the second half of the forum, the panelists discussed a variety of issues raised by moderator Charles Vest and by forum attendees"--Publisher's web site
Cataloging source
COP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.O47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
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  • ebrary
  • Olson, Steve
  • Vest, Charles M
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  • Technological innovations
  • Engineering
  • Globalization
  • Technology and state
  • Systems engineering
  • Communication in science
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
Label
Global technology : changes and implications : summary of a forum, prepared by Steve Olson for the National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from .pdf title screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Integrating social and technological systems
  • Bandwidth as a factor in competition
  • Changing the nature of engineering
  • Women in engineering
  • The global engineer
  • Perspectives on global technology. Engineering for the other 90 percent
  • Global expansion of the research workforce
  • The global youth movement in technology
  • The one laptop per child revolution
  • The coming era of systems thinking
  • Erasing the boundaries of space and time
  • Becoming a global leader. Charting a path into the future. Strategies for innovation
  • Avenues of communication
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 35 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780309185059
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)699542523
  • (OCoLC)ocn699542523
Label
Global technology : changes and implications : summary of a forum, prepared by Steve Olson for the National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from .pdf title screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Integrating social and technological systems
  • Bandwidth as a factor in competition
  • Changing the nature of engineering
  • Women in engineering
  • The global engineer
  • Perspectives on global technology. Engineering for the other 90 percent
  • Global expansion of the research workforce
  • The global youth movement in technology
  • The one laptop per child revolution
  • The coming era of systems thinking
  • Erasing the boundaries of space and time
  • Becoming a global leader. Charting a path into the future. Strategies for innovation
  • Avenues of communication
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 35 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780309185059
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)699542523
  • (OCoLC)ocn699542523

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