Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Thinking About Technology and Science, Pt 2

Technology and Science are two of the major disciplines of thought and enterprise, yet so few of us know much about them. This archive includes new breakthroughs, new theories, other disciplines appropriations of their imagery and language, new laws regulating T and S, new business opportunities, the knowledge/info economy, and art/literature inspired by T and S.

Ackerman, James and Jane Farber. “The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture, Pt. 1” MIT World (May 8, 2004)

Adler, Jerry. “Mind Reading: The New Science of Decision Making. It’s Not as Rational as You Think.” MSNBC (August 9, 2004)

Atwood, Margaret. “Oryx and Crake Revealed.” MIT World (April 4, 2004)

Bazerman, Charles. “Rhetorical and Material Action on the World Stage.” The Languages of Edison’s Light. (MIT Press, 1999)

---. Shaping Written Knowledge: The Genre and Activity of the Experimental Article in Science. (University of Wisconsin Press, 2000)

Benjamin, Walter. “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” (1935) (why should we continue to pay attention to this essay?)

Consumer Software Working Group. “Examples of Unfair, Devious or Deceptive Practices Involving Software Version 1.0.” Center for Democracy and Technology (April 19, 2004)

Cusumano, Michael. “Strategy For High Tech Companies—What To Think About.” MIT World (June 5, 2004)

“Data Mining and Information Sharing.” Center for Democracy and Technology (Ongoing Archive: 2004)

Ecology Hall of Fame

Ehrlich, Paul. “When Paul’s Said and Done: Paul Ehrlich, Famed Ecologist, Answers Reader Questions.” Grist (August 13, 2004)

Engelhardt, Tom. “Taking Back the Word: Interviewed by Harry Kreisler.” Conversations With History (April 23, 2004)

Environmental Movement History Timeline

Environmental News Network

Environmental Organization Web Directory

Farber, Jerry. “The Student and the Screen.” New Work News (1997)

Frantz, Douglas, Josh Meyer and Richard B. Schmitt. “Cyberspace Gives Al Qaeda Refuge.” L.A. Times (August 15, 2004)

Friedrich, Rainer. “Theorese and Science Envy in the Humanities: A New Take on the ‘Two Cultures’ Divide.” Arion 11.1 (July, 2003)

Gates, William H., III. “Software Breakthroughs: Solving the Toughest Problems in Computer Science.” MIT World (February 26, 2004)

Gehry, Frank and Robert Venturi. “The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture, Pt. 2” MIT World (May 8, 2004)

Hall, Carl T. “Unraveling the scientific secrets of the elusive 'Splash Hit'
Teacher tries to calculate the incalculable.”
SF Gate (August 16, 2004)

Haraway, Donna. "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century," in Simians, Cyborgs and Women: The Reinvention of Nature (New York; Routledge, 1991), pp.149-181

Harmon, Amy. “Internet Gives Teenage Bullies Weapons to Wound From Afar.” The New York Times (August 26, 2004)

Igrejas, Andy. “Counting Chemicals in Your Cabinet.” Alternet (August 16, 2004)

“In Depth: Simon Winchester.” Book TV (August 1, 2004)

Jaenisch, Rudolph. “Nuclear Cloning and Cell Therapy: Fact and Fiction.” MIT World (April 27, 2004)

Larson, Edward. “Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory.” Book TV (July 10, 2004)

Latour, Bruno. “How to Be Iconophilic in Art, Science, and Religion.” (originally published in Caroline Jones and Peter Galison edited Picturing Science—Producing Art: Routledge, 1998)

---. “Livres Virtuals/Virtual Lives.” (Archival website that collects the works of the French sociologist of science)

Lindquist, Susan. “Are We as Crazy as Mad Cows?” MIT World (March 29, 2004)

Manning, Richard. “The Oil We Eat.” Harper’s (February 2004)

Margulies, Anne H. “The OpenCourseWare Initiative: A New Model for Sharing.” MIT World (March 23, 2004)

“Occupational Outlook: Archaeologist.” U.S. Department of Labor

O’Malley, Penelope Grenoble. “Yangtzee Farewell.” Orion (November/December 2003)

Owen, David. “Power to the People.” L.A. Times (August 10, 2004)

Paglia, Camille. “The Magic of Images: Word and Picture in a Media Age.” Arion 11.3 (Winter 2004)

Patel, Joseph. “The Mouse That Roared: Danger Mouse.” Res (July/August 2004)

“Photography.” Voice of the Shuttle (Ongoing archival project)

Postrell, Virginia. “The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise and Progress.” Book TV (1999)

Pyle, Robert Michael. (Archive of works by and about Pyle an influential scientist, environmentalist and writer) Central Washington University—Department of Geography

Reif, Rafael, Thomas Lozano-Perez and Jeffrey H. Shapiro. “Transforming the Next Century.” MIT World (May 23, 2003)

Rajiva, Lila. “Synthetic Science.” Alternet (February 24, 2004)

Reilly, Katherine C. “Google’s ‘Haphazard’ Ad Policy.” The Nation (August 12, 2004)

Rood, Justin. “Harry Potter at Homeland Security.” Alternet (August 24, 2004)

Round River: Conservation Studies. (2004-2005)

Schwarz, Ari. “Testimony Before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Hearing on ‘Spyware’.” Center for Democracy & Technology (April 29, 2004)

Sherburne, Philip. “Log In, Blog On, Rock Out.” Res (July/August 2004)

Stewart, Amy. “Darwin’s Worms.” Wilson Quarterly (Winter 2004)

Thompson, Emily. “The Soundscape of Modernity Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900-1933.” MIT World (September 26, 2002)

Vaidhyanathan, Siva. “The State of Copyright Activism.” First Monday (February 12, 2004)

“VoIP and Law Enforcement Surveillance.” Center for Democracy & Technology (Ongoing Archive: 2004)

Wagner, Angie. “Forecasting Fires All in a Day’s Work.” L.A. Times (August 15, 2004)

Wildlands Project: Vision, Science, Action.

Wilt, Bill. “How Technology Could Free the White House Press Corps.” Columbia Journalism Review (May/June 2004)

Wright, Fredrick. “FROM ZINES TO EZINES: ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING AND THE LITERARY UNDERGROUND.” Ph’D Dissertation. English. Kent State University (August 2001)

Thinking About Technology and Science, Pt 1

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