More than technology for technology's sake

Excell, Jon
November 2005
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p5
The article reports that visit to the US Prince Charles trotted out, but occasionally persuasive argument that technology, far from being a slave, has become the master. Many claim that the development of technology for technology's sake is one of the most pernicious influences of our age./ Smart homes felt the sharp end of the techno-cynic's tongue. And technologies such as energy consumption monitoring have wider benefits by helping the homeowners shave money off their energy bills.


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