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A Social History Of Truth
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Managing technology in society: the approach of constructive technology assessment
Part 1: The Constructive Technology Assessment Discourse: Technology Assessment and Reflexive Social Learning: observations from the Risk Field, Bryan Wynne (Constructive) Technology Assessment: AnExpand
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Gender Codes: Why Women Are Leaving Computing
Foreword ix Preface xiii Contributors xv PART I: TOOLS FOR UNDERSTANDING 1 1 Gender Codes 3 Defining the Problem Thomas J. Misa 2 Computer Science 25 The Incredible Shrinking Woman Caroline ClarkeExpand
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Managing Technology in Society
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How Machines Make History, and how Historians (And Others) Help Them to Do So
If machines make history, they do so only with the assistance of others. For the most part, machines are mute and illiterate, and it is historians (and others) who decide the extent to whichExpand
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Understanding 'How Computing Has Changed the World'
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  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
  • 1 October 2007
How can we satisfactorily address the history of computing, recognizing that computing artifacts and practices are often shaped by local circumstances and cultures, and yet also capture theExpand
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Leonardo to the Internet : technology & culture from the Renaissance to the present
The image of the lone inventor transforming society from the outside has a strong hold on the public's imagination. In reality, though, technologies are products of ongoing social and culturalExpand
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The Compelling Tangle of Modernity and Technology
answering questions. “Please step this way, I have a few things to ask you. . . . Did you pack your own bags this morning? Has a stranger given you anything to carry? Where were you staying in theExpand
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Modernity and Technology
From the Publisher: If asked, most people would agree that there are deep connections between technology and the modern world, and even that technology is the truly distinctive feature of modernity.Expand
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