We Have Met Technology and It Is Us

Abstract : The chapter explores the relationship between technology and intelligence with an emphasis on technologies as forms of tool-mediated social practices. This involves the argument that although tools are constituents of a technology, it is the way in which tools are deployed as part of a social practice that is crucial. Artifacts are considered as the foundation blocks of technology.
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Michael Cole, Jan Derry. We Have Met Technology and It Is Us. R. J. Sternberg & D. Preiss. Intelligence and Technology: The Impact of Tools on the Nature and Development of Human Abilities, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates., pp.209-227, 2005. ⟨hal-00190409⟩

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