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Humanist Archives: Aug. 31, 2021, 6:47 a.m. Humanist 35.206 - as it was on the ground

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        Date: 2021-08-30 22:22:31+00:00
        From: Michael Black 
        Subject: Re: [Humanist] 35.205: as it was on the ground?

Hello Willard,

I just finished a book called Transparent Designs that examines
discussions of early personal computers in American magazines and
newspapers from 1975-1984:

https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/title/transparent-designs

While it won't be available until March, I wrote up an article length
version of one of my case studies in Science, Technology, and Human Values:

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0162243919865584

Best,
Michael

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Michael L. Black, PhD (he/him)
Assistant Professor of English
University of Massachusetts Lowell
https://mblack.us/

On 8/29/2021 3:19 AM, Humanist wrote:
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>          Date: 2021-08-29 07:09:46+00:00
>          From: Willard McCarty 
>          Subject: as it was on the ground
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> Apart from myself and apart from the work Geoffrey Rockwell and
> colleagues have done, are there any historical studies of the reception
> history of computing in Europe and N America in its first few decades
> that depend on detailed evidence from demotic sources such as newspapers
> and magazines?
>
> Thanks for any pointers.
>
> Yours,
> WM
> --
> Willard McCarty,
> Professor emeritus, King's College London;
> Editor, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews;  Humanist
> www.mccarty.org.uk


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