Title: The choice of a technology for the future of the human race

Authors: Adrian W. Roth

Addresses: Vice President of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, Postfach CH-8034, Zurich, Switzerland

Abstract: The Vice President of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences offers some thoughts about the purpose of engineering and scientific work, in the context of the future of the human race. Given that there are certain trends and limits to growth. he sees engineers and technologists playing a crucial role in the survival and development of humanity. For stability, a new symbiotic technology is needed.

Keywords: engineering; limits to growth; symbiotic technology; technology choice; technology management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1987.026132

International Journal of Technology Management, 1987 Vol.2 No.3/4, pp.329 - 335

Available online: 27 May 2009 *

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