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Stuart Geiger
There are many fields that study/critique tech: Science & Technology studies, media & comm studies, Schools of Info
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Stuart Geiger 14 Nov 17
Replying to @staeiou
This is something I hear over and over in STEM: a recognition of these problems as social, but a belief that nobody has studied it
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Stuart Geiger 14 Nov 17
Replying to @staeiou
There are hundreds of papers on the "critical algorithm studies" reading list, much less the social study of tech
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Stuart Geiger 14 Nov 17
Replying to @Nick_Lalone
What book? I do think this is the perennial problem of the social/humanistic study of science and tech
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Stuart Geiger 14 Nov 17
And b/c Berkeley was called out, we have a great algorithm studies group across
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Andrew R. Schrock 14 Nov 17
Replying to @staeiou
I mean, duh, yes higher ed wants to combine education for specific occupations alongside research on just these juicy ethical questions. It might be a better route to longevity.
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Stuart Geiger 14 Nov 17
Replying to @aschrock
Agreed. We undersell the social sciences and humanities as ways to study tech as instances of things we've been studying for a while
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