Category Archives: technology

Wikipedia | New Politics Of Knowledge

Professionals are no longer needed for the bare purpose of the mass distribution of information and the shaping of opinion. The hegemony of the professional in determining our background knowledge is disappearing—a deeply profound truth that not everyone has fully … Continue reading

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What Wikipedia is not… then what it is?

Although anyone can be an editor, there are community processes and standards that make Wikipedia neither an anarchy, democracy, nor bureaucracy. via What Wikipedia is Not Disclaimer: Let me make some things clear, I am not against Wikipedia, or its … Continue reading

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Expected and Unexpected Malware

We have to distinguish the unexpected malware such as viruses from the expected malware such as Windows or Mac OS or Flash Player and so on, which are also malware; they have features that hurt the user but users know … Continue reading

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In Denial of Fukushima

The arrogance and jingoism exhibited by the Nuclear lobby in India is well known. Even in face of disaster Fukushima, the people in DAE remain adamant that there is no option to Nuclear Energy and also that it is safe … Continue reading

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The Golem at Large

Recently I completed reading of the second book in the Golem series, the complete being The Golem at Large: What you should know about technology by Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch. The book discusses cases from technology field in which … Continue reading

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Strangers

No one hooks up with strangers online anymore, because there are no strangers there anymore. via Tehelka – India’s Independent Weekly News Magazine.

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