Om Challenge of Change
The Challenge of Change: Report of a Conference on Technological Change and Human Development at Jerusalem, 1969 focuses on the interconnection of technological progress and human development. The manuscript first reiterates the need to establish a working relationship between technological advancement and human progress. The position that human is necessitated to impose intellectual will to retain control and mastery of technological progress is noted. The book then emphasizes that human should prepare to be able to adjust to the advance of technology. The expansion of the functions of computers and their growing applications are underscored. The text takes a look at the role of modern technology in uplifting the economic conditions of less developed countries. The book also points at the role of education in helping human to be able to cope with the issues and problems related with technological change. The text then underscores the need for workers to establish their position in the ownership of capital. The effects of automation on workers and industries and the problem of unequal distribution of wealth are discussed. The manuscript is a dependable source of data for readers interested in ascertaining the relationship of technological progress and human development.