This volume offers a critical, philosophical and epistemological framework to understand better our relations to technology and social space. John MacGregor Wise: focuses on the burgeoning technological assemblage of communication and information characterized by the Internet and cyberspace; draws on the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari and the actor-network sociology of Latour; and brings together diverse examples from cyborg films, television, museums, cyberspace and debates over a new world information and communication order. In the last chapter, the possibilities and limitations of human agency within the new wired world are described.Let us consider a technology (for the sake of argument: a manual coffee grinder). ... and the aesthetics of taste isomorphic with the shape and size of the screws of the burr grinder so that the resulting coffee is of a particular consistency, and soanbsp;...
|Title||:||Exploring Technology and Social Space|
|Author||:||John Macgregor Wise|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 1997-09-03|