University of Technology Sydney

16083 Evolution of Technology




The focus of this subject is the exploration of the history of technology and the role of invention and design innovation in the process of economic growth and social development. An introduction to chaos theory and complexity and the evolution of technology brings together two of the most potent forces in our history for exploration and analysis. The subject evaluates technology in the modern context of the sciences of complexity. The dialectic between technology and evolution is considered.

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