The Research Lag of Social Technology Has Become Too Vast to Afford

This video made me think about Chapter 3 of “Speculative Design,” where the authors explain that the term “critical design” was coined out of concern that technology is often not critiqued and is always assumed to be good. In this video, Alex Wolf discusses how social technology evolves so fast that the research that makes critique “possible” or “valid” can’t catch up, and the negative impact of this research lag.


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