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...]

Definition of technology: Why it matters?!

Technology is a difficult concept to define. But, it is that definition which gives us the context for creative and reflective exploration. For our purposes, I’ll be using the definition of technology from "Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology" [1]. "Technology … [Read more...]