This diverse collection of readings by technology enthusiasts and critics introduces you to different philosophical approaches regarding the impact of technology, as well as specific technologies to give you a complete overview of technology today.
About the Editor
Thinking About Technology
Does Improved Technology Mean Progress?
How Society Shapes Technology
The Shock of the Old
Can Technology Replace Social Engineering?
Technology and the Tragic View
Do Artifacts Have Politics?
Debating Technology: 1960s Style
The Role of Technology in Society
Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals
Debating Technology: Twenty-First-Century Style
Why the Future Doesn't Need Us
A Response to Bill Joy and the Doom-and-Gloom Technofuturists