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Connecting past, present and future

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1/03/2017
<mark>Journal</mark>Interactions
Issue number2
Volume24
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)38-41
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

• Analysis of past technological change shows that people adopt new innovations but mostly use them to maintain existing features of their lives.
• Present and future policy in many areas would benefit from greater awareness of how technological change has interacted with individual and familial practices in the past.

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© ACM, 2017. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in ACM Interactions 24, 2, 2017 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3045795 A slightly longer version of this paper is also available in: Spurling, N. and Kuijer, L. (Eds.) (2016). Everyday Futures. Lancaster: Institute for Social Futures, Lancaster University: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/everydayfutures/essay-collection/