Tag: Technological determinism

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Technological determinism proposes that technology brings about changes in society and culture. Many philosophers and media specialists agree that internet cause to transform the way we think, read, and remember. Thus, it altered the essence of the society by changing the way people collaborate. From the spare time’s activities to the education; it affects the agency.

Telepresence

Telepresence is a real time experience that stamps out the distance. What is called telepresence is a combination of  dialogic experience of telephony and the unidirectional reception of television messages. It is an individualised bi-directional experience.

According to the William A. Shay Telepresence is a concept of projecting one’s senses to the remote location. The basic idea is that through an internet connection, an individual would control robotic devices at a remote side. (Understanding Data Communication and Networks)