I just put together a position statement for a particular venue, but realized in the process that I was basically writing the first draft of my dissertation proposal. So I thought I would post that part here. Digital technologies increasingly shape the ways in which we know about and engage with the world. They mediate … Continue reading Dissertation proposal first draft
One of the first topics presented in the undergraduate social informatics course (I202) that I have been helping to teach for the last couple years is technological determinism – a perspective that views technology as an almost unstoppable force that impacts society and forces it to conform to the technology. While it is understandable how … Continue reading Whither Technological Determinism in a Recession?