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...]

Values, biases, choices and technological progress

"The program we had in 1949 was a tortured thing that you could well argue did not make a great deal of technical sense. It was therefore possible to argue that you did not want it even if you could have it. The program in 1951 was technically so sweet that you could not argue about that. The issues … [Read more...]