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Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Pub Date : 2014-01-10 | Author : Eden Medina | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262525961
ISBN 13 : 0262525968

A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics...


Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Pub Date : 2011-10-28 | Author : Eden Medina | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262016490
ISBN 13 : 0262016494

A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics...


Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Pub Date : 2011-10-28 | Author : Eden Medina | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262297387
ISBN 13 : 0262297388

In Cybernetic Revolutionaries, Eden Medina tells the history of two intersecting utopian visions, one political and one technological. The first was Chile's experiment with peacefu..


Beyond Imported Magic

Pub Date : 2014-08-15 | Author : Eden Medina | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262526203
ISBN 13 : 0262526204

The essays in this volume study the creation, adaptation, and use of science and technology in Latin America. They challenge the view that scientific ideas and technology travel un..


The Computer Boys Take Over

Pub Date : 2012-08-24 | Author : Nathan L. Ensmenger | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262302821
ISBN 13 : 0262302829

This is a book about the computer revolution of the mid-twentieth century and the people who made it possible. Unlike most histories of computing, it is not a book about machines, ..


Programmed Inequality

Pub Date : 2017-01-27 | Author : Marie Hicks | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262035545
ISBN 13 : 0262035545

How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women...


Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Pub Date : 2006-08-29 | Author : Flo Conway | Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN 10 : 0465013716
ISBN 13 : 9780465013715

A definitive portrait of the eccentric mathematical genius and founder of the science of cybernetics traces the life and career of Norbert Wiener; his role in the evolution of comp..