Lentis: The Social Interface of Technology
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
'Lentis: The Social Interface of Technology' is a guidebook to the realm where technological phenomena and social phenomena intersect. If we think of technology and society as circular domains that overlap, the common domain they share is a lens in shape.
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