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Converging science and technologies


The term "technological convergence" typically refers to the process in which previously unlinked technologies or scientific branches become more integrated, often for the production of particular technologies or devices. 

Useful resources on Converging science and technologies:

Peters, M. A. (2020). Critical philosophy of technological convergence: Education and
the nano-bio-info-cogno paradigm. In M. Stocchetti (Ed.), The digital age and its
discontents: Critical reflections in education (pp. 235–252). Helsinki: Helsinki
University Press.

Spurs thoughts about possible negative impacts of emergent technological systems when viewed from the non-technological lens. 

Wikipedia. (2021). Technological convergence.

General introduction to convergence concepts with definitions and examples. 

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4.3. Converging science and technologies


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Last Updated: October 28, 2021


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