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.

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.

Cultures Of Knowledge

Author: Dagmar Schäfer
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004218440
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Zhongguo difangzhi jicheng 中国地方志集成, Xiangzhen zhi zhuanji 鄉鎮志專輯
24. tongzhi era. reprint, shanghai: shanghai shudian, 1992. misa, thomas J.
Leonardo to the Internet: Technology & Culture from the Renaissance to the
Present. Johns hopkins studies in the history of technology. baltimore: the Johns
hopkins university Press, 2004. mokyr, Joel, ed. The Gifts ofAthena: Historical
Origins of the Knowledge Economy. Princeton: Princeton university Press, 2002.
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User Unfriendly

Author: Joseph J. Corn
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421401932
Size: 67.16 MB
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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.

Styles Of Knowing

Author: Chunglin Kwa
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 0822977745
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The case studies in Walter Vincenti, What Engineers Know and How They Know
It: Analytical Studies from Aeronautical History (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
University Press, 1990) can be construed as examples of alliances between the
technological style and other styles of science. 4. Thomas Misa, Leonardo to the
Internet: Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present (Baltimore:
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004); Mikael Hård and Andrew Jamison,
Hubris and ...

Science And Technology In World History

Author: James E. McClellan III
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421417766
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For technology and its history, see Donald Cardwell, The Norton History of
Technology (New York: Norton, 1995); Thomas J. Misa, Leonardo to the Internet:
Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present, 2nd ed. (Baltimore:
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011); Daniel Headrick, Technology: A World
History (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009); Jolyon Goddard,
National Geographic Concise History of Science and Invention: An Illustrated
Time Line ...

Technoculture

Author: Debra Benita Shaw
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 1847886191
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An edited volume that brings together a collection of writings which help to situate
the idea of the posthuman in history and critical theory. The introduction offers a
very helpful ... A very comprehensive history of technology, which shows how the
concept of improvement has influenced the development of technoculture. Gray,
C.H. (ed.), (1995), The ... Misa, T.J. (2004), Leonardo to the Internet: Technology
and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins
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Technology In World Civilization

Author: Arnold Pacey
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262660723
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In this very different book, Arnold Pacey takes a global view, placing the development of technology squarely in a "world civilization."