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  • And given the huge technosphere, which is as big or bigger than the political blogosphere, a lot of its politics is more libertarian than traditionally left or right.

    Have Liberals Cornered Web 2.0?

  • "Social media clearly has a lasting, enduring place in the technosphere, it's not going anywhere, but it's clear to me that it's very primitive in its attempt to capture the value of relationships."

    Debra Scherer: The Social Bubble

  • By Dubai technosphere | Törnebohms Hotspot on November 5, 2009 at 5: 17 am

    The Muswell House by Adrian James

  • These examples, in turn, fit into a larger movement underway in the technosphere.

    Bradley W. Bloch: Mining Geithner's Daybook

  • I leave to the reader the question of whether bringing into existence, and protecting from criticism, a “technosphere” that is nevertheless able to provide e.g. free food and housing for the masses, would be a meritorious piece of work in itself.

    industrial nonprofitability and awqaf

  • My reasoning is that the “technosphere”, so to speak, the body of industrial enterprises that exists within any given Muslim state, and which is essential to the civilised survival of both state and people, should be regarded as a sort of waqf, or divinely mandated charitable asset.

    industrial nonprofitability and awqaf

  • This has rightly gotten a good bit of play in the blog technosphere, as its a decision full of controversy and

    Stage6 Steps Out of the Limelight

  • The entire building can be disassembled, and its elements cycled back into the “technosphere” to be re-used.

    Industrial Revolution, Take Two

  • No, just geeks in the technosphere, who are then opposed to jurors and parents.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: Julie Amero between conviction and prosecution

  • The folks here may be building an alternative media system, but sometimes they seem awfully obsessed with what the Big Boys are saying, rather than emulating the technosphere and just ignoring them and uplifting their own daily observers and analysts.

    Tidbits and Miscellany from YearlyKos


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  • Peter Haff coined the term technosphere (in 2014). He defines the technosphere as “the global, energy consuming techno-social system that is comprised of humans, technological artifacts, and technological systems, together with the links, protocols, and information that bind all these parts together.”

    Basically, the technosphere is the vast, sprawling combination of humanity and its technology. Haff argues that in our thousands of years of harnessing technology – including the first technologies like stone tools, wheels and crops – the technology itself has basically begun to act practically independently, creating a new sphere (i.e., like the biosphere or atmosphere or lithosphere), but like nothing the planet has ever seen before.

    “I would argue that domesticated animals and plants, as well as humans, are parts of the technosphere,” said Haff. “These are in effect manufactured by the technosphere for its own use on the basis of genetic blueprints appropriated from the biosphere.”

    April 2, 2018