Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
Size: 18.23 MB
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Introduction: Britain's computer "revolution" -- War machines : women's computing work and the underpinnings of the data-driven state 1930-1946 -- Peacetime data processing : institutionalizing a feminized machine underclass 1946-1954 -- ...

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262342944
Size: 75.82 MB
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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: 57.31 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.

Gender Codes

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118035139
Size: 49.60 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.

The Computer Boys Take Over

Author: Nathan L. Ensmenger
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262302829
Size: 67.71 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.

A History Of Modern Computing

Author: Paul E. Ceruzzi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262532037
Size: 57.21 MB
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Ceruzzi pens a history of computing from the development of the first electronic digital computer to the Web and dot-com crash.

Making Technology Masculine

Author: Ruth Oldenziel
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789053563816
Size: 74.66 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: 61.31 MB
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Scholars of and researchers involved in wildlife management will find this history both fascinating and revealing.

Algorithms Of Oppression

Author: Safiya Umoja Noble
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479837245
Size: 63.83 MB
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In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities.

The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036363
Size: 24.29 MB
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Incompatible with modernity -- Puzzling Chinese -- Radical machines -- What do you call a typewriter with no keys?