Leonardo To The Internet

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404788
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A masterful analysis of how technology and culture have influenced each other over five centuries, Leonardo to the Internet frames a history that illuminates modern-day problems and prospects faced by our technology-dependent world

Leonardo To The Internet

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421401541
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" -- Journal of Interdisciplinary History "This review cannot do justice to the precision and grace with which Misa analyzes technologies in their social contexts. He convincingly demonstrates the usefulness of his conceptual model.

Leonardo To The Internet

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801878084
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Describes the economic, sociological, and cultural factors that shaped the Industrial Revolution and discusses the link between modern technology and aesthetics.

Cultures Of Knowledge

Author: Dagmar Schäfer
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004218440
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Technology in Chinese History Dagmar Schäfer. Yuan dynasty, for example, ... or
their interaction are rare. 4 thomas J. misa, Leonardo to the Internet: Technology
& Culture from the Renaissance to the Present, Johns hopkins studies in the
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Fastlane

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421418681
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Foregrounding the experience of computer users, the book draws on hundreds of interviews with scientific researchers, sponsored project administrators, NSF staff, and software designers, developers, and managers.

Styles Of Knowing

Author: Chunglin Kwa
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 0822977745
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Alistair Cameron Crombie, Styles of Scientific Thinking in the European Tradition:
The History of Argument and Explanation Especially in the Mathematical and ...
The case studies in Walter Vincenti, What Engineers Know and How They Know
It: Analytical ... Thomas Misa, Leonardo to the Internet: Technology and Culture
from the Renaissance to the Present (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press,
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Science And Technology In World History

Author: James E. McClellan III
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421417766
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(Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003); and William H. Brock, The
Fontana History of Chemistry (London: HarperCollins, 1992). ... E. Markle, James
C. Petersen, and Trevor Pinch, eds., Handbook of Science and Technology
Studies (Thousand Oaks, Calif. ... York: Norton, 1995); Thomas J. Misa, Leonardo
to the Internet: Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present, 2nd
ed.

User Unfriendly

Author: Joseph J. Corn
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421401932
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User Unfriendly will be valuable to historians of technology, students of American culture, and anyone interested in our modern dependence on machines and gadgets.

The Telegraph In America 1832 1920

Author: David Hochfelder
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421407973
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The Telegraph in America, 1832–1920, examines the correlation between technological innovation and social change and shows how this transformative relationship helps us to understand and perhaps define modernity.

Meaning In Technology

Author: Arnold Pacey
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262661201
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Stressing that there is no hierarchy of meaning in technology, he argues against reductionism in interpreting technology in a human context, and for acknowledgment of the role of the human experience of purpose when it helps to express ...