Technology is a broad concept which in simple words can be defined as the application of scientific knowledge to solve a problem or perform a specific function. The word technology comes from Greek word “technología“. The greek word “technología” itself is a combination of other two greek words, “techne” which means art, skill or craft and “logía” which means study of.

Generally, a technology makes human life better. Technology affects the human’s ability and performance of controlling and adapting to their natural environments.

Technology definition
Technology is inventing and/or effective usage of machines, tools, techniques, resources, systems etc. by applying scientific knowledge.

The term technology is prefixed by the area or field in which it deals with. For example, technology of construction is called construction technology, technology related to information is called information technology.

Emerging technologies in the field of IT, computer and communications:

  1. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  2. Optical computing
  3. Cybermethodology
  4. Quantum computing
  5. 3D printing
  6. Quantum cryptography
  7. Atomtronics
  8. Radio-Frequency Identification(RFI)
  9. 3D optical data storage
  10. GPGPU
  11. Advanced computer memory technologies like:
    • CBRAM
    • FRAM
    • Millipede
    • MRAM
    • NRAM
    • PRAM
    • Racetrack memory
    • RRAM
    • SONOS
  12. Three-dimensional integrated circuit