making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, and methods of organization
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|Subclass of||applied science|
Technology systems can refer to material objects of use to humanity, such as machines, hardware or utensils, but can also encompass broader themes, including systems, methods of organization, and techniques. The term can either be applied generally or to specific areas: examples include "construction technology", "medical technology", or "state-of-the-art technology".