References for Theme: Wajcman
- Upchurch, Martin
"Robots and AI at work: the prospects for singularity"
(p.207) A runaway process is predicated on the notion of ‘accelerating change’, whereby information technology has a special effect in inducing an unstoppable and unquestionable transformation of work. It depends on a sup-posed autonomy (Ellul, 1964: 14) in the application and effect of technology which then produces its ‘runaway’ quality (Heidegger, 1977: 17). In such fashion, technological singularity would be inevitable and simply a matter of time. Runaway and accelerating change have also been pertinent to longer term debates on the allegedly ‘special’ nature of information and communication technologies. Anthony Giddens (1999) has been most prominent in promoting such a perspective....
- Wajcman, Judy
Managing Like a Man: Women and Men in Corporate Management
"Automation: is it really different this time?"
- Wajcman, Judy; Rose, Emily
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