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Kaua e rangiruatia te hāpai o te hoe; e kore to tātou waka e ū ki uta

The self-repair MYU umbrella is a long-term relationship you can commit to

13 November 2018

A yellow umbrella floating in the sky surrounded by black umbrellas

Recent umbrella evolution includes the reversible umbrella and the hands-free umbrella drone, an AI-intelligent prototype programmed to protect its user from the elements.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters

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Characteristics of technological outcomes

Use this and other examples to:

  • evaluate past technological outcomes in the light of experiences subsequent to their development and/or contemporary understandings
  • explain what is meant by the malfunction of technological outcomes
  • explain the cause/s of a particular technological outcome malfunction
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss examples of creative and critical thinking that have supported technological innovation 5

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