The ACM Digital Library is published by the Association for Computing Machinery. Technology entrepreneurship is best understood therefore, as a joint-production phenomenon that draws from a team of specialized individuals from multiple domains, some or all of whom become embedded in the technology path they try to shape in real time ( Garud and Karnøe, 2003 ). Technology entrepreneurship is not about a single individual or the inventions they introduce.
An emphasis on tacit knowledge may also be ill-fit for distinguishing the practices of science and technology because the role of tacit knowledge in science may well be more important than current philosophy of science acknowledges, for example in concluding causal relationships on the basis of empirical evidence.
Given this perspective questions are raised as to the ‘taken for granted’ nature of technological standards referred to in ITEA and further points to the mediation between technology, human life and power …