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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Philosophy of engineering
The philosophy of engineering is an emerging discipline that considers what engineering is, what engineers do and how their work impacts on society. As such, the philosophy of engineering includes a...
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...
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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Worse is better
Worse is better, also called New Jersey style, was conceived by Richard P. Gabriel to describe the dynamics of software acceptance, but it has broader application. The idea is that quality does not ne...
Micro-innovation
Micro-innovation is a term about methodology or concept of adapting, modifying, or customizing existing inventions such as products and business models.
In English-speaking realm, the term was bro...
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...
Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life: A Philosophical Inquiry
Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life: A Philosophical Inquiry is a 1984 book by Albert Borgmann (born 1937), an American philosopher, specializing in the philosophy of technology. Borgma...
Technological determinism
Technological determinism is a reductionist theory that presumes that a society's technology drives the development of its social structure and cultural values. The term is believed to have been coine...
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...
Petroleum Revolution
The Petroleum Revolution (Valencian: La Revolució del Petroli) was a workers' revolt of a libertarian and syndicalist nature, which took place in Alcoy, Alicante, Spain in 1873.During the First Spanis...
Luddite
The Luddites were 19th-century English textile artisans who protested against newly developed labour-replacing machinery from 1811 to 1817. The stocking frames, spinning frames and power looms introdu...