The Technological Fix: How People Use Technology to Create and Solve Problems (Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture)

The Technological Fix: How People Use Technology to Create and Solve Problems (Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture)

Lisa Rosner


The time period "technological repair" may still suggest a repair supplied by means of technology--a resolution for all of our difficulties, from medication and nutrients construction to the surroundings and enterprise. in its place, technological repair has come to intend an inexpensive, speedy repair utilizing irrelevant know-how that sometimes creates extra difficulties than it solves. This assortment units out the excellence among a technological repair and a real technological solution.

Bringing jointly students from a number of disciplines, the essays hint the technological repair because it has seemed through the 20th century. Addressing such "fixes" as synthetic hearts, business agriculture and weather engineering, those essays study our have to flip to know-how for ideas to all of our difficulties.

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