Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
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How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262342944
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In Programmed Inequality, Marie Hicks explores the story of labor feminization and gendered technocracy that undercut British efforts to computerize.

Recoding Gender

Author: Janet Abbate
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262304538
Size: 14.29 MB
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In Recoding Gender, Janet Abbate explores the untold history of women in computer science and programming from the Second World War to the late twentieth century.

Pioneer Programmer

Author: Jean Jennings Bartik
Publisher: Truman State University Press
ISBN: 1612480861
Size: 76.33 MB
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In 1947, Bartik headed up a team that modified the ENIAC into the first stored-program electronic computer. Even with her talents, Bartik met obstacles in her career due to attitudes about women’s roles in the workplace.

The Computer Boys Take Over

Author: Nathan L. Ensmenger
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262302829
Size: 41.83 MB
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This is a book about the computer revolution of the mid-twentieth century and the people who made it possible.

Gender Codes

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118035139
Size: 27.59 MB
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This book provides an unprecedented look at the history of women and men in computing, detailing how the computing profession emerged and matured, and how the field became male coded.

Making Technology Masculine

Author: Ruth Oldenziel
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789053563816
Size: 56.72 MB
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A pioneering study of the relations between gender and technology.

Wired Wilderness

Author: Etienne Benson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801899287
Size: 44.29 MB
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Scholars of and researchers involved in wildlife management will find this history both fascinating and revealing.

The Stuff Of Bits

Author: Paul Dourish
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262340135
Size: 75.28 MB
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The limits and capacities of those representations carry significant consequences for digital society. In The Stuff of Bits, Paul Dourish examines the specific materialities that certain digital objects exhibit.

Apostles Of Culture

Author: Dee Garrison
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299181147
Size: 68.26 MB
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In her Foreword, Christine Pawley sums up the importance of Dee Garrison's book as follows: “Nearly a quarter-century has passed since the first edition of Apostles of Culture appeared.