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Postman: Technology STS 101
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Technology = Progress?
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Technology = Progress?
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And the result?
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You mean all is not well? Need a guru?
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What is progress? According to John McCarthy, some people evaluate progress in relation to their notion of an ideal state of the world, i.e. progress is defined as progress towards utopia. One definition: We can consider a country or a section of a country to have progressed if people who have a choice move to it and adopt its ways - revealed preference , the economists call it. http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/progress/progress.html
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Thus using this definition. . According to
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Unformatted text preview: revealed preference , ????? is the most progressive country? The Good Old USA Does Technology make better students? Back to the Moral Progress Issue The new reality Technology = Solutions? Solutions to significant problems? http://www.savontv.com/the-clapper.html http://www.rkdm.com/theclapper/index.htm Is any time really saved? http://www.personaltimesaver.co.uk/ Technology for whom? Technology = better schools? We need to be careful with new technology New Technology always create new Problems We should know better What about TV? Has the result (of TV) been that great?...
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