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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But we should not fall into the trap of technological determinism. The forces that drive structural economic change are always refracted through policy decisions, which can help ensure that technological innovations contribute to a more prosperous future.
The consideration that technology, as a consequence of scientific endeavor, is always objective and thus "neutral" at the social level serves as a base for this technological determinism. According to Rosenblat, Uber capitalizes on this idea by convincing policy makers and consumers that innovation depends on deregulation (p.
Custodians narrowly sidesteps technological determinism, instead highlighting often unappreciated differences between the infrastructures undergirding our physical and digital worlds to explain the use, or overuse, of certain technologies in content moderation.
The phrase the author seeks is "technological determinism," but does not appear to be familiar with it.
Each, in its own way, brings technological determinism to the front of the class, parading it as a fait accompli.
Scharre accedes to technological determinism and military pragmatism; he recognizes autonomous systems and artificial intelligence (AI) have gradually emerged in the arsenals of the world's great powers and will proliferate over time into those of lesser political entities and even the more bellicose nonstate actors.
This research is anchored on Technological Determinism. The theory shows the relationship between technology (for instance, the Internet) and social behaviour (for instance, political participation).
To avoid technological determinism, Macola subsumes technology to politics (despite a clear appreciation of gun technology).
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.
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.
In the discussion about doctors and machines, there's an assumption of inevitability that could be referred to as technological determinism. According to this theory, a society's technology determines its social structure and cultural values.
The issues relate to gender, sexuality, and injustice, including campus sexual assault and sex work; issues of public and environmental health, such as factory farming, food insecurity, and health care; injustices related to race and ethnicity, labor, and poverty, such as immigration policy and urban foreclosures and evictions; criminal injustice, including gun violence and mass incarceration; sustainability; technological determinism; and social justice movements.

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