From the various definitions of the terms text and technology that I found during the last week I got to the conclusion that text is related to technology, as it is a type of technology. Both terms are related to the production of something. In this sense text as technology involves the manipulation of materials in order to get a product. Today, those materials could be pen and paper, but also could be a computer and Internet. Considering this, the term technology could be seen as anything that is done for, or has, a practical purpose. Text is a kind of human expression. Therefore, it has practical purposes: to communicate, to express, to share thoughts, ideas, beliefs, emotions, etc. So, text is technology and it involves the use of different materials in order to get a product, which is related to writing and communication.


Bolter, J.D. (2009). Writing space. Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. New York: Routledge.


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