Origin: Anc Greek
+τέχνο-/techno(=techno-, compining form for “art” “craft” “method” > τίκτω (verb)/ticto (=give birth, produce)
+λογία/logia(=logy, suffix meaning “study of” or “discourse of”)
Literally meaning: discourse of an art
The discovery of fire leading to cooking, heating and lighting was one of the first steps in technology history. Advances continued rapidly into the Bronze and Iron Age.
The application of science or o knowledge for commercial or industrial purposes.