Environment (electronic, physical, social, socio-cultural, socio-technological)

The structure that something or someone operates in. So in everyday life, we consider the word ‘environment’ to mean the land around where we live. In technology, this could mean the context that the thing you are making operates in. So for example, if you are building a piece of equipment for going into a hospital, the environment is the hospital, and that might be different from being in a school… it might have different electricity requirements and different regulations.

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