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Technology and Environment

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  • Herbert A. Simon

    (Carnegie-Mellon University)

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The solution of today's major social problems will come from more and better technology--not from less technology. For technology is just another name for human knowledge. We need to deepen our scientific knowledge, broaden our repertory of alternatives, and strengthen our technology of decision procedures. Above all, we need a more profound understanding of Man himself, for all human problems have their roots in our own nature.

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  • Herbert A. Simon, 1973. "Technology and Environment," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 19(10), pages 1110-1121, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:19:y:1973:i:10:p:1110-1121
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    1. Jean Christophe Graz & Michel Damian & Mehdi Abbas, 2007. "Towards an evolutionary environmental regulation of capitalism : sustainable development 20 years after," Post-Print halshs-00369962, HAL.
    2. Eckhardt, Jonathan T. & Shane, Scott A., 2011. "Industry changes in technology and complementary assets and the creation of high-growth firms," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 412-430, July.

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