πŸ‘ Technology: The Emergence of a Hazardous Concept

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β€œ[T]echnology, as such, makes nothing happen,” Leo Marx stresses. Humans make things happen, but for nearly a century now, we’ve let β€œtechnology” take the credit and the blame. Technology has β€œbeen endowed with a thing-like autonomy and a seemingly magical power of historical agency. We’ve made it an all-purpose agent of change.” We now regularly β€œinvest” technology with the power to initiate change, alter the course of events, make history itself.

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