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Technological determinism in Canadian telecommunications: Telidon technology, industry and government.

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posted on 2021-05-21, 16:34 authored by Donald J. Gillies
This paper looks at the notion of technological determinism as popularly used by government and industry to generate acceptance of and demand for innovation and its products. In particular, it considers how the rhetorical surround of the research, development and marketing of Telidon may be seen as technological determinism shaping communications policy.