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Title: Technology and Product Evaluation
Presenter: Dr. Michael Scriven
Date: September 20, 2005
Location: University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Sponsors: Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology Transfer, The Evaluation Center of Western Michigan University, University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions

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Another area where the most common views are based on fallacies. Some points will be made about the illusion that technology is a kind of applied science, and about the view that modern engineering has elevated product evaluation to an applied science.