0) Appropriate Technology

under construction

The question of what is 'appropriate technology' is an interesting one ... which will be discussed in some length (& from slightly un-orthodox points of view) in these two classes. M4.9 & M4.10

Here is the wikipedia definition:

& this is the Appropedia.org wiki which uses these definitions:

Appropedia is for collaborative solutions
in sustainabilityappropriate technology and poverty reduction.

What any type of technology has in common however, is that it is the application of science, so a good basic knowledge of science is essential to good technological
design ("good" meaning whatever  function
 the designer had in mind)