The word technology is a noun. Technology means (1) the practical application of science to commerce or industry, (2) the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word technology.
- Technology News
Visit this page for recent technology
news headlines and summaries, with links to technology news articles from selected news sources.
- TechWeb, the Business Technology Network
This is an IT professional online resource for news coverage of the IT industry. Users are often technology-savvy professionals who are involved in making decisions about purchases for their companies. On the website, users can find news or search by software, security, e-business and management, blogs, networking, hardware, jobs, events, white papers, newsletters, and more.
- Make: Technology on Your Time
Make is a hybrid magazine/book (a Mook) published quarterly that brings the do-it-yourself mindset to technology. Make is a product of O'Reilly, which also publishes the Hack Book series. The website contains information from the volumes of the Mook--e.g., vol. 11 is all about building alternative vehicles. There are also blogs, podcasts, a store, and projects.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the top schools of science and technology
in the world. It also houses the Sloan School of Management and a School of Architecture and City Planning. There are 4000 undergraduates and 6000 graduate students with a faculty of approximately 1000.
- Information Technology Directory
This information technology
directory lists information technology service providers that are located throughout the USA. The image on this page depicts a professional using a computer tablet; information technology symbols and a world map are shown in the lower right of the image.
- National Institute of Standards and Technology
Founded in 1901, NIST is a federal agency within the United States Commerce Department. The NIST strives to promote the nation's innovation and competitiveness by advancing science, standards, and technology
in ways that enhance our economic security and quality of life.
- Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology
Explains terms and principles of laser physics and technology. Contains 529 technical articles.
- Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute is located in Hoboken, New Jersey and was founded in 1870. It offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in four schools: Engineering and Science; Technology
Management; Systems & Enterprises; and Arts & Sciences. There are approximately 1800 students from 28 countries and 42 states. Information about applying and visiting the school is available on the website.
- Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech, located in Atlanta, was founded in 1885. In 1961, it was the first university in the Deep South to admit African-American students without a court order. Today there are more than 16,000 students enrolled in a focused, technologically-based education. The school has separate schools in Computing, Architecture, Engineering, Management, Arts & Sciences, and Science.
- Information Technology Industry Council
The ITIC is the premier group of the nation's high-tech companies and a tech industry lobbying organization in Washington and around the world. It began in 1916 as an association of office equipment manufacturers. Its mission today is the same as in 1916: to promote the global competitiveness of its member companies. The website contains a list of members, issues, news, and more.
- IET: Institution of Engineering and Technology
A premier professional engineering society in Europe, with over 150,000 members worldwide. The Organization sets standards, accredits degree programs, awards scholarships, grants and awards, holds meetings, and provides business and technical information on electrical, electronic, IT and manufacturing subjects.
- Fashion Institute of Technology
FIT is a State University of New York college for design, art, communications, and business, with a focus on, and connection to, the fashion industry.
CNET provides Technology product reviews, price comparisons, and other information about technology
tools. On CNET users can watch videos that demystify technology, listen to podcasts, download games, software, and music, post opinions about technology, and more.
- CIO Magazine
CIO began in 1987 with CIO magazine and has now grown to a portfolio of properties designed to provide technology
and business leaders with insight and analysis on information technology trends and an understanding of ITs role in achieving business goals. On the website are advice and opinions, research and analysis, news, how-tos, and a solutions center, plus much more.
- Ars Technica
Ars Technica translates as the Art of Technology. This website provides up-to-date news, reviews, analysis, and expert advice about all things having to do with modern technology. Also links to information about Business IT, Games, and the Ars Technica store.
- O'Reilly Media
The O'Reilly Media Company seeks to report on the leading edge of technology
developments. The company publishes books with a distinctive animal woodcut on the cover. O'Reilly also organizes conferences on computer technology issues. The website is searchable by topic and also has articles on the homepage about new innovations.
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory
ORNL is a research and technology
Laboratory under the auspices of the Department of Energy. It is located in Oak Ridge, Tenn. as part of the Manhattan Project in 1943. There are 1500 scientists working there and 3000 guest researchers every year. The website details the history of the program and information about the projects.
- Red Herring
Red Herring was originally a magazine that began in 1993 in California. The website was launched in 2003. The mission of Red Herring is to cover innovation, technology, financing, and entrepreneurial activity. They research companies and new technologies and try to provide thorough and balanced information about them. The website can be searched by latest news, type of industry, and more.
TechTarget publishes integrated media that enable IT marketers to research targeted communities of IT professionals and executives in all phases of the technology
decision-making and purchase process. On the website, users can find out about the company itself, the markets it targets, events, client services, blogs, webcasts, e-newsletters, and more.
Unisys began with the Remington typewriter in 1873. Today it is a major provider of expertise in consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, infrastructure, and server technology. Their clients include governments, medical systems, land transport in NZ, and more. Their products include enterprise servers, mainframe servers, and other products.
Wired.com is the website for Wired Magazine, which calls itself the first word on how technology
is changing our world. Wired Magazine has been published since 1993. Sections include cars, culture, entertainment, politics, science, software and much more. Subscription information for the print version is available on the website.
The IEEE has over 365,000 members worldwide. They are scientists, engineers, and allied professions. The website has information about membership levels, information about the journals and other publications of IEEE, Conferences, Standards, Educational Opportunities, Awards, and much more.
- Juniper Networks
Juniper, founded in 1996 and located in California, is a major IT company. They produce networking platforms and security products. All the products are designed to enhance user productivity. The company partners with some major computer companies such as Ericsson, Lucent, and Siemens to produce routers and links between systems. Information about their products and services on the website.
California-based Linksys is a division of Cisco Systems that produces VoIP, Wireless, and Ethernet networking solutions for home, SOHO, and small business users. The website provides users with detailed descriptions of the products and lists distributors for them. There is also a Learning Center for users to find out more about computer networking systems in general and how they work.
Arrisi offers broadband equipment, software and services, and support for service providers, businesses, and consumers. The website describes its products and services, its partners and resellers program, new about products, and purchasing information.
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