Wikipedia:Vital articles/Expanded/Technology

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Technology (735 articles)[edit]

Agriculture (37 articles)[edit]

Biotechnology (6 articles)[edit]

Computing and information technology (73 articles)[edit]

For topics in theoretical computer science, see Mathematics: Discrete mathematics

Basics (6 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Computing
  2. C-Class article Information technology
  3. B-Class article Abacus
  4. B-Class article Calculator
  5. Start-Class article Data
    1. Start-Class article Data transmission

Computer science (5 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Computer science
  2. B-Class article Artificial intelligence
  3. C-Class article Computer architecture
  4. Start-Class article Computer simulation
  5. Featured article Parallel computing

Computer hardware (10 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Delisted good article Computer (Level 2)
  2. C-Class article Booting
  3. C-Class article Former featured article Central processing unit
  4. B-Class article ENIAC
  5. C-Class article Motherboard

User interface (5 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article User interface
  2. B-Class article Computer keyboard
  3. Start-Class article Computer monitor
  4. B-Class article Mouse (computing)
  5. C-Class article Touchscreen

Computer software (14 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Software
  2. C-Class article Computer virus
  3. C-Class article Database
  4. Start-Class article Open-source software
  5. C-Class article Spreadsheet
  6. C-Class article Web browser
  7. B-Class article Word processor

Operating systems (7 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Operating system
  2. B-Class article Berkeley Software Distribution
  3. B-Class article Delisted good article Linux
  4. B-Class article Mac OS
  5. B-Class article Delisted good article Microsoft Windows
  6. B-Class article MS-DOS
  7. B-Class article Unix

Cryptography (5 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Former featured article Cryptography
  2. C-Class article Authentication
  3. Start-Class article Encryption
  4. C-Class article Password
  5. Start-Class article Provable security

Data storage (9 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Data storage device
  2. C-Class article File system
  3. B-Class article Hard disk drive
  4. Start-Class article Magnetic tape
  5. Start-Class article Memory card
  6. C-Class article Optical disc
  7. C-Class article Random-access memory
    1. C-Class article Dynamic random-access memory
  8. C-Class article Read-only memory

Networks (12 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Computer network
  2. C-Class article Email
  3. C-Class article Ethernet
  4. C-Class article Router
  5. C-Class article Wi-Fi

Internet (7 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Internet
  2. C-Class article HTML
  3. C-Class article Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  4. B-Class article Internet protocol suite
  5. C-Class article Web search engine
  6. C-Class article Website
  7. C-Class article Former featured article World Wide Web

Programming (12 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Computer programming
  2. C-Class article Character encoding
  3. C-Class article Compiler
  4. C-Class article Delisted good article Programming language
    1. B-Class article Assembly language
    2. C-Class article Former featured article C
    3. C-Class article Former featured article Java (programming language)
    4. B-Class article JavaScript
  5. C-Class article Programming paradigm
    1. C-Class article Delisted good article Functional programming
    2. Start-Class article Structured programming
      1. C-Class article Object-oriented programming

Electronics (36 articles)[edit]

Engineering (16 articles)[edit]

Industry (87 articles)[edit]

Infrastructure (71 articles)[edit]

See also Arts: Architecture

Basics (2 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Building
  2. C-Class article Infrastructure

Building materials (6 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Brick
  2. B-Class article Cement
  3. B-Class article Concrete
  4. C-Class article Lumber
  5. Start-Class article Masonry
  6. C-Class article Scaffolding

Infrastructure by type (59 articles)[edit]

Architectural elements (15 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Arch
  2. Start-Class article Ceiling
  3. Start-Class article Column
  4. B-Class article Dome
  5. B-Class article Door
  6. C-Class article Elevator
  7. Start-Class article Facade
  8. Start-Class article Floor
  9. Start-Class article Foundation
  10. C-Class article Lighting
  11. Start-Class article Roof
  12. Start-Class article Room
  13. C-Class article Stairs
  14. C-Class article Wall
  15. C-Class article Window

Coastal infrastructure (4 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Harbor
  2. B-Class article Lighthouse
  3. Start-Class article Pier
  4. Start-Class article Port

Commercial buildings (2 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Office
  2. C-Class article Warehouse

Residential buildings and housing units (11 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Apartment
  2. C-Class article House (Level 2)
  3. Start-Class article Hut
  4. B-Class article Igloo
  5. C-Class article Pagoda
  6. Start-Class article Palace
  7. B-Class article Pyramid
  8. B-Class article Skyscraper
  9. Start-Class article Tower
  10. C-Class article Tower block
  11. C-Class article Villa

Rooms and spaces (6 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Bathroom
  2. Start-Class article Bedroom
  3. Start-Class article Dining room
  4. Start-Class article Garage
  5. B-Class article Delisted good article Kitchen
  6. Start-Class article Living room

Portable buildings and shelters (2 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Tent
  2. Start-Class article Yurt

Other components (2 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Electrical wiring
  2. C-Class article HVAC

Hydraulic infrastructure (10 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Drainage
  2. B-Class article Dam
    1. C-Class article Aswan Dam
    2. Featured article Hoover Dam
    3. C-Class article Itaipu Dam
    4. Good article Three Gorges Dam
  3. C-Class article Flood control
    1. C-Class article Flood control in the Netherlands
  4. Start-Class article Levee
  5. C-Class article Reservoir

Transport infrastructure (7 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Bridge
    1. Start-Class article Akashi Kaikyō Bridge
    2. B-Class article Brooklyn Bridge
    3. B-Class article Golden Gate Bridge
    4. B-Class article London Bridge
  2. C-Class article Tunnel
    1. B-Class article Channel Tunnel

Machinery and tools (84 articles)[edit]

Media and communication (35 articles)[edit]

See also Arts: Literature; Society: Mass media; and Technology: Computing and information technology

Medical technology (15 articles)[edit]

Military technology (69 articles)[edit]

Navigation and timekeeping (15 articles)[edit]

Optical technology (28 articles)[edit]

Space (36 articles)[edit]

Textiles (30 articles)[edit]

Transportation (99 articles)[edit]