Critical Engineering Manifesto #2

Essentially what tenet number two aims to say is that, with every advancement technology makes, technological literacy throughout society automatically ends up with a gap in it simply by virtue of there being a new innovation in existence that nobody knows about or understands yet.

A good example of this is that while most of our generation and large portions of older generations may understand quite a lot about the internet, there are still portions of modern society that not only are unaware of how to use the internet, but may not even know how to type. Computer literacy is something that, while we at CMU may take for granted, even in other parts of the country is something that not everyone understands. My grandmother, as an example, only learned how to type last year. Technological literacy is still being challenged by an invention that’s been around even for as long as computers.

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