I’d Hammer Out Freedom: Technology as Politics and Culture
In “I’d Hammer Out Freedom: Technology as Politics and Culture,” Richard Sclove argues that we should do more to acknowledge technology’s ‘polypotency.’ What does this term mean, why does Sclove think that it is important to acknowledge this characteristic of technology? Do you agree with Sclove that technology has this characteristic? Why or why not? If you agree that technology is polypotent, do you agree with Sclove that it is important that we address this fact as we reflect on our relationships with technologies? Why or why not?