The American Government plays a huge hand in determining the fate of technological development in this country. The American Government supports the development of technologies through allotment of funds to research and development or to education directly. But on what basis do individuals within our government and congressional committees base their decisions? The majority of government leadership does not have a background in science or technology, but rather in law. How does this affect the nature of technological advance in this country?
After reading the module notes and all supplemental materials, discuss and support your opinions about the governance of technology, using the following questions as a guide:
Support your position using appropriate sources that are properly cited.