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    I'd Hammer Out Freedom: Technology as Politics and Culture

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    In "I'd Hammer Out Freedom: Technology as Politics and Culture," Richard Sclove argues that we should do more to acknowledge technology's 'polypotency.' What does this term mean, why does Sclove think that it is important to acknowledge this characteristic of technology? Do you agree with Sclove that technology has this characteristic? Why or why not? If you agree that technology is polypotent, do you agree with Sclove that it is important that we address this fact as we reflect on our relationships with technologies? Why or why not?

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    Firstly, keep in mind this question seems to be a reasonable-assessment question. That means: show the teacher you understand the content and then simply give your own opinion. I can't be entirely sure about the length requirement of the response, but I also can't imagine it going beyond a page, and probably will end up being much closer to a half-page for you.

    As for the first question, I am sure you mind realize that the meaning is already in the word itself; this is usually the case when ...

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