Assignment 1 – Determinism

Heilbroner and Williams describe the relationship of technology and society in different ways. Who has the better argument and why? Though both wrote before the current “Age of Information,” each discusses technologies very much with us today. Heilbroner writes briefly of the computer, Williams writes at length about television. What sort of predictions about contemporary technologies does each make and do these predictions hold up?

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