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Leading-edge technology developed in Christchurch showcased at expo

10 September 2019

Christchurch new city buildings

WikiHouse, which has created a digitally manufactured building system, was just one of the innovators at the expo. Technology on display included Christchurch Airport's autonomous vehicle, a Tesla Model S, Yoogo electric cars, YikeBikes, electric scooters, and X-ray – a fully functional cut-in-half Nissan Leaf electric car. 

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Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose 1
Characteristics of technology

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  • how technology has impacted on the social world over time
  • how technology has impacted on the natural world over time
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Image courtesy of Will Li on Unsplash

Keywords: city, innovation, digital, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology

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