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Information and Electrical Technologies--Transforming ag and bio engineering

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  Resource Magazine. 19(5): 6-7. @2012
Authors:   Brian Steward, guest editor
Keywords:   IET, information and electrical technology, extension, profession.

According to the Computing Research Association, "Information technology has amplified our intellectual and physical abilities more than anything since the development of the written word ... We are hard-pressed to think of change of comparable magnitude in human history." While you may argue that other historical advances, such as the development and mechanization of agriculture, rival the advances currently seen in information and electrical technology IET), you cannot deny the effects that these ongoing technological developments are having on our lives today.

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