Science in the Systems Age: Beyond IE, OR, and MS
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I believe we are leaving one cultural and technological age and entering another; that we are in the early stages of a change in our conception of the world, a change in our way of thinking about it, and a change in the technology with which we try to make it serve our purposes. These changes, I believe, are as fundamental and pervasive as were those associated with the Renaissance, the Age of the Machine that it introduced, and the Industrial Revolution that was its principal product. The socio-technical revolution we have entered may well come to be known as the Resurrection.
KeywordsIndustrial Revolution Elementary Task Communication Machine Electronic Digital Computer Synthetic Mode
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