Category Archives: Society & Technology

How do developers and users negotiate development? – #NET102

TUTOR: With reference to Facebook, an online game, or any other Internet application or technology, look into how the developers and users negotiate its development: Have the people using the application found uses that the developers may not have anticipated? … Continue reading

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“What matters is not #technology itself, but the social or economic system in which it is embedded” – #NET102

TUTOR: Langdon Winner, asks, in the title of his influential book chapter, “Do artifacts have politics?” In other words, are technologies neutral? He suggests in response: “What matters is not technology itself, but the social or economic system in which … Continue reading

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