The Reith Lectures 2005

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The Triumph of Technology.

4/5.

Nanotechnology and Nanoscience: Lord Broers, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, delivers the Reith Lectures.

[Rpt of Wed 8.00pm]

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The Triumph of Technology.

4/5.

Nanotechnology and Nanoscience: Lord Broers, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, delivers the Reith Lectures.

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The Triumph of Technology

5/5.

Risk and Responsibility

Lord Broers, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, delivers the Reith Lectures.

What are the responsibilities of the technologist? Is it acceptable to develop weapons of mass destruction, genetically modified food or transport systems that lead to decadent lifestyles? And should government or the market control the production of such technologies?

In his concluding lecture, Alec Broers addresses the ethics of technology and speculates on what Britain should do to stay in the technological race.

2005050420050507

The Triumph of Technology.

5/5.

Risk and Responsibility

Lord Broers, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, delivers the Reith Lectures.

What are the responsibilities of the technologist? Is it acceptable to develop weapons of mass destruction, genetically modified food or transport systems that lead to decadent lifestyles? And should government or the market control the production of such technologies? In his concluding lecture, Alec Broers addresses the ethics of technology and speculates on what Britain should do to stay in the technological race.

The Triumph Of Technology2005042020050423

Innovation and Management

How companies can recapture leadership to bring new technology to the global marketplace.

Lord Broers, president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and former vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, calls for a renaissance in technology and engineering as the way to advance the welfare of the world.

From the Business School, Manchester University.

Presented by Sue Lawley

02The Triumph Of Technology: Collaboration2005041320050416

Lord Broers, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and former vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, calls for a renaissance in technology and engineering as the way to advance the welfare of the world.

Lord Broers argues that the days of the individual or even national teams of inventors are over.

From the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

Presented by Sue Lawley.