Does Society Change Technology or Does Technology Change Society?

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Architecture would not have been possible without paper.

Without paper there would have been no Renaissance.

If there had been no paper, the Industrial Revolution would not have been possible.

None of these statements is true. These developments came about because society had come to a point where they were needed.

Paper Paging Through History, Mark Kurlansky, W.W. Norton & Company

 

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