28 August 1984 Technological Tyranny
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Proceedings Volume 0474, Electro-Culture 1984; (1984) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942464
Event: 1984 Technical Symposium East, 1984, Arlington, United States
It is implicitly assumed by those who create, develop, control and deploy new technology, as well as by society at-large, that technological innovation always represents progress. Such an unchallenged assumption precludes an examination and evaluation of the interrelationships and impact the development and use of technology have on larger public policy matters, such as preservation of democratic values, national security and military policies, employment, income and tax policies, foreign policy and the accountability of private corporate entities to society. This brief challenges those assumptions and calls for social control of technology.
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Dick Greenwood, Dick Greenwood, } "Technological Tyranny", Proc. SPIE 0474, Electro-Culture 1984, (28 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.942464; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942464


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