Technoscience And Everyday Life

Technoscience And Everyday Life

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This book examines the complex relations between technoscience and everyday life. It draws on numerous examples, including both mundane technologies such as Velcro, Post-it Notes, mobile phones and surveillance cameras, and the esoterica of xenotransplantation, new genetics, nanotechnology and posthuman society.A contemporary example that, though arguably less gendered, echoes the patterns Cowan identifies, is that of the Dyson Dual Cyclone and now Root Cyclone vacuum cleaners. The selling point here is that the design ensures no loss ofanbsp;...

Title:Technoscience And Everyday Life
Author:Michael, Mike
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education (UK) - 2006-09-01


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