What are some key theories related to communication/media technology?
- Diffusion of Innovations
- Social Construction of Technology
- Technological Determinism
- Winston’s Model Communication Technology Development
Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations
“the process by which an innovation is communicated through certain channels over time among the members of a social system.”(Rogers).
Winston’s Model of Communication Technology Technology Development,
Winston's models explains how technologies develop from idea to prototype to diffusion.
Media Technology and Society: A History From the Telegraph to the Internet by Brian Winston.
More details on these theories later.
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