Exploring Technical Code and Critical Theory of Technology

In my previous post, I explored design principles and introduced the technical code from Andrew Feenberg. I emphasized the importance of awareness of technical codes in our design and development processes: through this recognition, we can start questioning our assumptions, challenge norms and … [Read more...]

How well do we understand technology? Introducing Feenberg’s Ten Paradoxes of Technology

The palm of one fell on the trunk. 'This creature is like a water-spout', he said. Another touched the elephant’s ear, and to him the beat was like a fan. Yet another rubbed against its leg, claiming it like a pillar… Just like the story of the elephant and the blind monks, our ability to understand … [Read more...]