Geek Heresy - Reading Guidelines - Chapter 5 to Conclusion.docx

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Geek Heresy- Reading Guidelines – Chapter 5 to Conclusion Chapter 5 What does Toyama mean when he states that “technology trends aren’t always technology trends. They often have a pre-digital history.” What is a potential problem of applying for profit business approaches to social causes? Why are “packaged interventions” so popular in society today? Why are they so problematic? According to Toyama, what are some common “technology commandments?” Chapter 6 Explain the following quote: “So there I was, hoping to increase children’s understanding of technology, and technology itself was the obstacle.” According to Toyama, those who benefit the most from technology are those with pre-existing advantages. What does that mean for developing nations and their attempt to introduce technology into less than ideal socio-economic environments?
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