Santa Clara University

STS Nexus

The Tech Museum Awards: Technology Benefiting Humanity

Presented by Applied Materials, Inc.
A Moral Compass for Silicon Valley

By Peter Giles

Making the Circle Bigger-  Technology and the Greater Good

By James L. Koch with an Overview of the Tech Laureates Venture Network By Howard Neff An analysys of the ways in which the technologies honored by the 2001 Tech Awards benefit society and indicate areas for future research.

The NASDAQ Stock Market Education Award

By Paul A. Soukup, S.J. New, integrated, and effective uses of technology address important educational issues.

The Knight Ridder Equality Award

By Allen S. Hammond Technologies such as on-line communities, computer tele-centers, information databases, and software assistance for disadvantaged groups increase equality.

The Intel Environment Award

By Dorothy G. Glancy Technology helping the environment to thrive was the common vision of the remarkable applications for this award.

The JPMorgan Chase Health Award

By Leilani M. Miller Technology can improve health diagnosis and care in ways that are both "noble and global."

The Accenture Economic Development Award

By Alexander J. Field The applications for the technology benefiting economic development award came from five continents and covered a diverse range of technological contributions to economic growth.


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