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    - What is the difference between 'using, developing and owning the technology'?

    - Some thinkers claim the world has experienced 4 major eras. They are:
    - the agricultural era,
    - the industrial era,
    - the information era, and the,
    - the biotechnology era.

    List 3 or 4 technical innovations/products from each era. Also, from these which are the most prevalent, and why? Which are the most important?

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    - What is the difference between 'using, developing and owning the technology'?
    Using the technology means someone (some company) is using available technologies to perform jobs. These technologies could be:
    a) Patented from someone else or some other company
    b) Developed by the same person/company who is using it
    c) Part of bought machinery which is applied at work.

    Developing technology means someone or some company is in the process of creating a new technology.
    Owning the technology means someone or some company has developed and patented the technology.

    - Some thinkers claim the world has experienced 4 major eras. They are:
    - the agricultural era,
    - the industrial era,
    - the information era, and the,
    - the biotechnology era.
    List 3 or 4 technical innovations/products from each era. Also, from these which are the most prevalent, and why? Which are the most important?

    The agricultural era:
    - Mechanization. Jethro Tull made the first advancements in ...

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    The difference between 'using, developing and owning the technology' is explained.

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