(noun) The process by which of technology spreads to other classes, cultures, nations, and societies.
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- Plural: technological diffusions
- Technological diffusion through globalization is called technological globalization.
- digital divide
- culture lag
- knowledge gap
- planned obsolescence
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How to Cite the Definition of Technological Diffusion
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “technological diffusion.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/technological-diffusion/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
technological diffusion. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/technological-diffusion/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “technological diffusion.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/technological-diffusion/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“technological diffusion.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/technological-diffusion/>.