The rise of the dockless bicycle – street litter, or the future of public transport?
12 March 2018
Customers download the relevant app, use a map to find the nearest bike, and then scan the QR code on the bike using their phone. The lock pings open and the customer can ride the bike wherever they need to go, park it in a “responsible spot”, and close the lock again.
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|Characteristics of technology||Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose||1|
|Technological products||Use this and other examples to explain technology as a field of on-going contestation and why competing priorities arise||7|