technological determinism


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technological determinism

the belief that technology is the dominant influence on employee behaviour. See SOCIOLOGY OF WORK.
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As Professor Sonia Livingstone, who has written and researched extensively in respect of children and the media, has pointed out in relation to Twenge's work - these moral panics around youth and technology are nothing new and technological determinism has been discredited.
As Professor Sonia Livingstone, who has written and researched extensively in respect of children and the media, haspointed out in relation to Twenge's work-- these moral panics around youth and technology are nothing new and technological determinism has been discredited.
In the discussion about doctors and machines, there's an assumption of inevitability that could be referred to as technological determinism.
Scholars have argued that philosophy of technology assumptions, especially technological determinism, may influence the thinking or discourse of educators concerning technology (Bennett & Maton, 2010; Cukier, Ngwenyama, Bauer, & Middleton, 2009; Fisher, 2006; Jones & Czerniewicz, 2010; Jones & Healing, 2010; Kanuka, 2008; Kritt & Winegar, 2010; Leonardi, 2008; Oliver, 2011; Selwyn, 2010; Strobel & Tillberg-Webb, 2009), and affect policy (Clegg, Hudson, & Steel, 2003; Cukier et al.
Technological determinism emphasizes the importance of advanced and emerging information technologies in guiding innovation (Rifkin, 1993).
The article helps our understanding, as the authors refuse any form of technological determinism.
Rejecting the technological determinism that drove Air Force leaders to promote aerospace terminology and to seek Dyna-Soar, the president wanted nothing more than sufficient military strategic capability to deter a Soviet attack.
He also considers structural realism, technological determinism, and strategic culture as other potential indicators of a state's nuclear posture.
Rogers is at pains early in the book to explain that she is wary of the trap of technological determinism, stating that not all spectators will necessarily respond in the manner she suggests to each new configuration of the cinematic apparatus.
Making that change was and continues to be an intensely collaborative process, one requiring the contribution of knowledge and skill from many directions to make each issue happen: Dick's Marxist critiques of technological determinism, Leonard's visual acuity, and my ability to apply styles to text blocks in Microsoft Word.
By placing the nicotine patches on Plexiglas panels reminiscent of Marcel Duchamp's Large Glass, Mul both reminds us that artists have dealt with technological determinism for a long time and offers an updated way of addressing this sticky problem in the present situation.
Technological determinism is the belief that technology drives history, and (in the extreme version) that it almost has an unstoppable will of its own.

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