Unformatted text preview: understanding “technology” as a cultural object? In his view, what is the main question we have to consider in order to understand the relationship between information technologies and social change? 4. According to Fischer, are all media technologies the same? Why yes or why not? 5. Identify some of the “approaches to the study of technology” mentioned by Fischer? 7. Consider Tim Berners-Lee’s account of the beginnings of the World Wide Web. How would you characterize his vision of technological development and the web? What are his assumptions about the relation between the Internet and society? 8. According to Berners-Lee, what is the difference between the WWW and the Semantic Web?...
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- Spring '08
- World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, modernization theory, Fischer