Technology is a collective term for any man-made tool or tools that serve a purpose in solving a dilemma or problem.
The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines technology as "the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area", or "a capability given by the practical application of knowledge".
Technological Development has preceded throughout history with one invention building upon others.
Some modern examples of technological innovations are:
Technology springs from the Greek root word tekne meaning child. It refers to the remarkable speed and ease with which a child can master a craft or trade which the child's parent, as an adult, may have spent 20 years in an apprenticeship to learn.