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...
Proactionary principle
An ethical and decision-making principle, the proactionary principle is formulated by the transhumanist philosopher Max More as follows:The proactionary principle was formulated as an opposing viewpoi...
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...
Critique of technology
Critique of technology is an analysis of the negative impacts of technologies. It is argued that, in all advanced industrial societies (not necessarily only capitalist ones), technology becomes a mean...
Medical ethics
Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine.As a scholarly discipline, medical ethics encompasses its practical application in clinical s...
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...
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...
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...
Device paradigm
In the philosophy of technology, the device paradigm is the way "technological devices" are perceived and consumed in modern society, according to Albert Borgmann. He introduced the term to help in un...
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...
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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Techne
"Techne" is a term, etymologically derived from the Greek word τέχνη ([tékʰnɛː], [ˈtexni]), that is often translated as "craftsmanship", "craft", or "art".
Techne is a term in philosophy which res...
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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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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Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology
Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology is a peer-reviewed academic journal with a focus on philosophical analysis of technological systems. The journal was established in 1995 as an electronic ...
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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...