Topic: “Believe it or not, technology is not always about making money. Sometimes the initiative which drives technological invention is predicated on helping people or bettering society. Using virtual reality technology to work with the autistic would be a prime example. Sometimes profit is a bi-product.

Pick a technological innovation which has been a benefit to society as a whole, or some societal subgroup, where profit does not exist, or is at best a bi-product. Discuss the technology, its benefits, which it helps, explain how it came to be, also its future. You cannot use the Internet itself.”