Leonardo to the Internet : technology & culture from the Renaissance to the present

@inproceedings{Misa2004LeonardoTT,
  title={Leonardo to the Internet : technology & culture from the Renaissance to the present},
  author={T. Misa},
  year={2004}
}
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 cultural processes. In Leonardo to the Internet, historian Thomas J. Misa provides a sweeping comparative history of the interrelationship between technology and society since the Renaissance, revealing how technological innovations have been shaped by the cultures in which they arose--and how such technologies… Expand
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