This term refers to understanding technologies holistically: from devices and tools, to the networks, platforms and data used, to the applications of a technology, while not forgetting the people concerned or affected, such as researchers, civil society and the general public, and the rules which influence how they act, such as institutional rules, regulation, economic and cultural practices.
This definition was developed by the TechEthos project team.
Glossary of terms
Terms featuring an asterisk are considered to be too frequent and as such are not popping up across the texts of our posts and pages. You can still access their definitions from the main glossary page.