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How does technology mediate our practices?

Peter-Paul Verbeek zooms in on the second arrow of mediation; “practices”, using Latour

In this video we zoom-in on the dimension of practices. Like with the dimension of perception, we we can differentiate between two different kinds: micro-practices and macro-practices. The example the car clarified how mediations steer actions (e.g. we do different things in a car compared with a bike) and steer engagement with the world (e.g. we can live further away from work).

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