Postman's 6 questions about technology

technology, society

Neil Postman’s 6 questions about technology:

  1. “What is the problem to which this technology is the solution?”

  2. “Whose problem is it?”

  3. “Which people and what institutions might be most seriously harmed by a technological solution?”

  4. “What new problems might be created because we have solved this problem?”

  5. “What sort of people and institutions might acquire special economic and political power because of technological change?” web

  6. “What changes in language are being enforced by new technologies, and what is being gained and lost by such changes?”