LAS 432 Week 1 Discussions & Assignment Technology Societies and Culture
Week 1 DQ 1
Science and Technology (Graded)
If the scientific test of a scientific theory is accepted by the community of men and women who are called scientists, does that mean that anything is acceptable as long as enough of the right people agree with it? Does that mean there is no such thing as scientific truth? How, if at all, does science differ from politics, art, or religion, in that case?
Week 1 DQ 2
Technological Revolutions (Graded)
Do you agree with the assertion that we are now living in a third great technological transformation called the Knowledge Revolution? Have computers truly changed our lives so much that we can call this a revolution like the Industrial Revolution of the 18th century?
Week 1 Assignments:
LAS 432 Week 1 Outline Document; Nanotechnology in Manufacturing
LAS 432 Week 1 Outline; Nanotechnology in Manufacturing (V.2)