- Steve Bruno
Web Project Manager,
We often will say "it's inevitable, it was bound to happen eventually...", or "That's just the way things are going..."
When the wheel was first invented/discovered, was it just a matter of time before the first transportation device was created?
Here is an excerpt taken from the Technological Determinism Wikipedia page:
"Most interpretations of technological determinism share two general ideas:
that the development of technology itself follows a predictable, traceable path largely beyond cultural or political influence, and that technology n turn has "effects" on societies that are inherent, rather than socially conditioned or produced because that society organizes itself to support and further develop a technology once it has been introduced."
I would like to know which side you are on with this debate. Is there a destination to this all that is inevitable, or will we use technology to serve our purposes?