Technology Development

  title={Technology Development},
  author={Ralph E. Gomory},
  pages={576 - 580}
  • R. Gomory
  • Published 6 May 1983
  • Economics
  • Science
In technology development significant advances are as often the result of a series of evolutionary steps as they are of breakthroughs. This is illustrated by the examples of the steam engine and the computer. Breakthroughs, such as the transistor, are relatively rare, and are often the result of the introduction of new knowledge coming from a quite different area. Technology development is often difficult to predict because of its complexity; practical considerations may far outweigh apparent… 
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