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The Vertiginous March of Technology


Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    The Engineered Century

    A century hence, 2000 may be viewed as quite a primitive period in human history. It’s something to hope for. Fellow engineers, honored guests, ladies and gentlemen: It is National Engineers Week, and I am honored to be speaking on behalf of the National Academy of Engineering and ... Read More

    Author: Neil A. Armstrong

    The Vertiginous March of Technology

    Release date: Spring 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Balance! (editorial)

    We have reached a critical point in the vertiginous march of technology. In the space of a few decades, what were only fantasies or science fiction have begun to become reality, from humans walking on the Moon to machines replacing diseased organs to engineered modifications of life. These ... Read More

    Author: George Bugliarello

    The Vertiginous March of Technology

    Release date: Spring 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Earth Systems Engineering: The World As Human Artifact

    Managing the Earth’s complex systems and their dynamics is the next great challenge for the engineering profession. The Earth is increasingly a product of human engineering. Up until very recently, however, this engineering process has occurred without conscious ... Read More

    Author: Brad R. Allenby

    The Vertiginous March of Technology

    Release date: Spring 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Functional Biomedical Imaging

    New engineering will enable diagnosis and advance treatment of the major health problems. This article focuses on the engineering facets that are key to the development of the human imaging technologies of X-ray computed tomography (X-ray CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ... Read More

    Author: Thomas F. Budinger

    The Vertiginous March of Technology

    Release date: Spring 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 1