The nature of technology : what it is and how it evolves / /W. Brian Arthur.
Author: Arthur, W. Brian.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2009.
Description: 246 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Technology Philosophy.
Technology Economic aspects.
Technology Social aspects.
Contents: Questions -- Combination and structure -- Phenomena -- Domains, or worlds entered for what can be accomplished there -- Engineering and its solutions -- The origin of technologies -- Structural deepening -- Revolutions and redomainings -- The mechanisms of evolution -- The economy evolving as its technologies evolve -- Where do we stand with this creation of ours?