Division For Science, Innovation And Technology
West African chimpanzees use stone hammers and anvils for cracking nuts, as do capuchin monkeys of Boa Vista, Brazil. Tool use just isn’t the one form of animal technology use; for example, beaver dams, constructed with wooden sticks or giant stones, are a technology with “dramatic” impacts on river habitats and ecosystems. Herbert Marcuse and John Zerzan suggest that technological society will inevitably deprive us of our freedom and psychological health.
- Political science experts predict that this could result in an increase in extremism, whereas others see it as a possibility to usher in a post-scarcity economy.
- Fire, fueled with wood and charcoal, allowed early people to cook their food to extend its digestibility, improving its nutrient worth and broadening the variety of foods that could be eaten.
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