Accession Number : AD0433512

Title :   SOCIAL VALUE AND TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN,

Corporate Author : SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Rhine,Ramon J.

Report Date : 06 JAN 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The place of value in a world of fact has come almost guiltily to center stage with the invention of The Bomb. It is highlighted further by such consequences of automation as unemployment. Yet, we live in a time where there sometimes seems to be little common ground between the values of the humanities on the one hand and science and technology on the other. C.P. Snow (1961), among others, has dramatized the apparent lack of understanding between scientists and those trained in the humanities. There is an uneasy feeling that, as the popular prestige of technology grows, the gap widens between humanistic values and modern life; warm human values seem crowded into a corner by the cold values of speed and efficiency. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOCIOLOGY, ENGINEERING), (*MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, PUBLIC OPINION)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE