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Bob DukishCoding the Arduinohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3510-2_1

1. A Background on Technology

Bob Dukish1 
Canfield, Ohio, USA

The Difference Between Science and Technology

The two words science and technology are used interchangeably in the everyday world, but the fields are distinguishably different. As a technologist, one should have a profound appreciation of science; however, it is imperative that a technologist not only appreciate and understand general scientific concepts, but also be able to apply them to the everyday world. Essentially, science can be thought of as a body of knowledge with technology being the practical application of that knowledge. To be an effective electrical engineer or technician, for example, ...

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