1973-02-01

Technology Assessment - How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Now? Where Are We Heading? 730109

In 1972, the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) was created within the Congress of the United States. This paper discusses conditions leading to this creation, assesses the present situation, and speculates about the future.
The composition of the Technology Assessment Board is described, and the author's prerequisites for a successful OTA are presented.

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