A social ecology of wireless technology

Critical Friends of Technology CFT

Abstract



Wireless technology serves many valid human purposes. Wireless technologies have penetrated the remotest corners of the globe and will soon be ubiquitous, with billions of units in use. In this report we consider both costs and risks of wireless technologies, employing a holistic framework for evaluating technological impacts. We discuss wireless technology in developing countries, environmental issues associated with wireless, and health concerns.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v8i8.1069



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