Trevor Pinch: Innovation: Why, and for Whom?

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Users, consumers or citizens? The role of users in shaping technology (Part 1)

What role can users/consumers play in shaping technology? How does this reflect in terms of the debates and dilemmas of innovation in contemporary society?

The aim of the course ‘Innovation: Why, and for Whom?’ is to stimulate a sensibility among students for the broader economic, social, cultural, ethical, juridical and political context of the professional work of the engineer and the architect.
http://www.asp-poli.it/presentation/c…

Trevor J. Pich is Professor of Science & Technology Studies and Sociology at Department of Sociology, Cornell University.
http://www.soc.cornell.edu/faculty/pi…

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