Technological problem-solving methods

Technology means many things these days. The word “technology” brings to mind various devices such as laptops, phones and tablets.

Technology can also make you think of the internet, data, or advancements in the engineering world.

This may be a narrow scope, as technology includes so many creative solutions to many everyday problems humans have faced throughout history. So what is technology?

Technologies from around the world have been adopted to aid human life, from the most basic inventions to complex systems that function completely independently of human experience.

 Technology has revolutionized society in countless ways; technology allowed early humans to grow their own food, navigate open oceans, tell time, and connect society on a global scale.

The transition from manual methods to technological problem-solving methods has occurred simply because relying on technology makes the job easier. This lesson discusses these advances in technology and provides an overview of what technology is.