The Science of Technology

In the early 1990s, I imagined a course that would teach science backwards. We would start with a form of technology, and explore the science behind it. It would try to give a comprehensive view, not of the natural world and its laws, but the designed world, and the natural laws that govern it.

The links to the left show the technology that forms the core of the course. Although I teach the topics in the order shown, the topics are interconnected in a way that allows many different paths with interesting narrative possibilities. Feel free to jump around and explore!

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