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Science and Water

‘India’s future? Men, Machines, but no water’, a photograph by Indian science journalist Pallava Bagla. Water is a vital but scarce resource.  Yet many people throughout the world do not have access to clean drinking water. The photograph above communicates … Continue reading

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Technology and relationships

Here is an example of performance art where the artist and six computer monitors were submerged in a bathtub.   A strong visual impression is created, raising issues of waste, proliferation, multiple ways of seeing and the spiritual alienation of the … Continue reading

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Technology alienation

Observers such as York and Pendharkar (2004) suggest that ubiquitous computing has led to technology which is suitable for people rather than one where people have to enter an alien machine environment. Anyone who was familiar with the DOS operating … Continue reading

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