RE: Technology penetration

From: Sean Kenny (
Date: Sat Nov 18 2000 - 14:01:26 MST

> Are there any good datasets or books on the subject? I would like to
> bite into it a bit.
unfortunately most of the stuff I've read is by social scientists who take a
very hostile posistion on technologiacal determinism. I've tried to argue
that as we approach an era when we truly will have a technology that can
determine it's own future surely some elements of technological determinism
must already have been at work in human history. George Dyson's "Darwin
among the machines" is quite good on how technologies and human societies

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