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A technology is a collection of techniques that have common goals, domains, or formal or functional features. Examples include carbon capture technologies or Natural Language Processing (NLP).


This definition was adapted by the TechEthos project team from Brey, P. (2012). Anticipatory Ethics for Emerging Technologies. Nanoethics 6:1–13, page 7.

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