Philosophy of technology
The philosophy of technology is philosophical field dedicated to studying the nature of technology and its social effects.
The western term 'technology' comes from the Greek term techne (τέχνη) (a...
Climatic Research Unit documents
Climatic Research Unit documents including thousands of e-mails and other computer files were stolen from a server at the Climatic Research Unit of the University of East Anglia in a hacking incident ...
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Alexander Chislenko
Alexander "Sasha" Chislenko (December 2, 1959 – May 8, 2000) was a Russian artificial intelligence theorist and an active member of the transhumanist and extropian communities, contributing many...
Cyber-utopianism
Cyber-utopianism – the belief that online communication is in itself emancipatory, and that the Internet favors the oppressed rather than the oppressor – has accompanied the Internet from its beginnin...
Natasha Vita-More
Natasha Vita-More (born February 23, 1950 as Nancie Clark ) is an American designer and theorist.She is designer and author of "Primo Posthuman," a future whole body prototype. Vita-More is an instr...
Lee Daniel Crocker
Lee Daniel Crocker (born July 3, 1963) is an American computer programmer and poker player. He is best known for rewriting the software upon which Wikipedia runs, to address scalability problems. This...
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Society for Philosophy and Technology
The Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT) is an independent international organization founded in 1976 whose purpose is to promote philosophical consideration of technology. SPT publishes Techné...
Scientific misconduct
Scientific misconduct is the violation of the standard codes of scholarly conduct and ethical behavior in professional scientific research. A Lancet review on Handling of Scientific Misconduct in Sca...
Impact of nanotechnology
The impact of nanotechnology extends from its medical, ethical, mental, legal and environmental applications, to fields such as engineering, biology, chemistry, computing, materials science, and commu...
List of philosophers of technology
This is a list of philosophers of technology. It includes philosophers from other disciplines who are recognised as having made an important contribution to the field, for example those commonly incl...
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Pekka Himanen
Pekka Himanen (born October 19, 1973) is a Finnish philosopher.
Pekka Himanen defines himself as a philosopher and a public intellectual. He studied philosophy (and computer science as a minor) at...
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The Rutherford Journal
The Rutherford Journal is a New Zealand peer-reviewed academic journal that covers the history and philosophy of science and technology.It publishes invited articles and is edited by Jack Copeland (Un...
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Gestell
Gestell (or sometimes Ge-stell) is a German word used by twentieth-century German philosopher Martin Heidegger to describe what lies behind or beneath modern technology.
Heidegger applied the conc...
You aren't gonna need it
"You aren't gonna need it" (acronym: YAGNI) is a principle of extreme programming (XP) that states a programmer should not add functionality until deemed necessary. XP co-founder Ron Jeffries has writ...
Technics and Time, 1
Technics and Time, 1: The Fault of Epimetheus (French: La technique et le temps, 1: La faute d'Épiméthée) is a book by the French philosopher Bernard Stiegler, first published by Galilée in 1994.T...
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Criticism of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report
The IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) is a report on climate change created with the help of a large number of contributors, both scientists and governmental representatives. There has been consider...
Der Mensch und die Technik
Der Mensch und die Technik (English: Man and Technology) is a book written by Oswald Spengler in 1931. The book was a response by Spengler to dispel confusion by readers of his previous book The Decli...
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (ZAMM), first published in 1974, is a work of philosophical fiction, the first of Robert M. Pirsig's texts in which he explores his Me...
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Technocentrism
Technocentrism is a value system that is centered on technology and its ability to control and protect the environment. Technocentrics have absolute faith in technology and industry and firmly believe...
Anthony Beavers
Anthony Beavers (born 8 May 1963) is an American philosopher. As of 2012 he holds the positions of professor of philosophy, director of cognitive science, and director of The Digital Humanities Lab...
Law of the suppression of radical potential
"The law of the suppression of radical potential" is an idea first described by Brian Winston in his book, Misunderstanding Media. According to the law, when a communications technology is realised, i...
AOL search data leak
The AOL search data leak was the release of detailed search logs by AOL of a large number of AOL users. The release was intentional and intended for research purposes; however, the public release mean...