Thursday, June 22, 2006

Describing technosphere part 2

Applying Technosphere thinking
(click on the link to go to first essay)
A typical description of a section of the Technosphere (or technome as an analogy with biome which is part of the biosphere) contains the following categories;
  • Service Provided
  • Systems involved
  • Man-hours input
  • Nutrients input
  • Nutrients Output
  • Main critical techno - biosystem interfaces
  • How these are managed
  • Living standard service provided
  • Performance (eg m3 per dollar, per employee)
  • Triple bottom line Performance over time

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