Trevor Pinch: Innovation: Why, and for Whom?


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.…

Trevor J. Pich is Professor of Science & Technology Studies and Sociology at Department of Sociology, Cornell University.…

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