Currently Happening Presently Now: TECHNOLOGY

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Balabanian, N. (2006). On the presumed neutrality of technology. Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE, 25(4), 15-25.

After the industrial revolution in England, a general feeling of optimism pervaded Western society. A common belief was that scientific knowledge, whose growth knew no limits, could always be applied to the problems of society. Since science and technology were so successful in producing marvelous inventions, it was felt that they could eventually solve any human problem.

Robins, K., & Webster, F. (1988). Cybernetic capitalism: Information, technology, everyday life. The political economy of information, 44-75.

Pfohl, S. (2005). New global technologies of power: Cybernetic capitalism and social inequality. The Blackwell Companion to social inequalities, 546-592.


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