Overview of content related to 'sms' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/3921/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=emma%20tonkin&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Book Review: Sketching Tomorrow - The Social Dynamics of Information and Communication Technology http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/tonkin-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue59/tonkin-rvw#author1">Emma Tonkin</a> takes a look at an ambitious work on the relationship of modern society to information and communication technologies and observes more sins of omission than commission.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the introduction to this 227-page work [<a href="#1">1</a>], editors Eugene Loos, Enid Mante-Meijer and Leslie Haddon provide a concise history of the organisation underlying the research area - the social dynamics of information and communication technology, or ICT to those on first-name terms - and the political stance that called it into being. The European Commission and national governments, it seems, are of the opinion that information and communication technologies as a whole can be seen as enablers for the furtherance of democratic society.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/tonkin-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue59 review emma tonkin ukoln university of bath data flash framework gnome ict mobile personalisation research sms twitter Wed, 29 Apr 2009 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1483 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk