Exploring Technology and Social Space

Exploring Technology and Social Space

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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). Picture that technology. We can then map plane after plane that intersect that technology, and that technology, as we initially pictured it sitting on the kitchenanbsp;...

Title:Exploring Technology and Social Space
Author:John Macgregor Wise
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 1997-09-03


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