1st Edition

The Machine in Me
An Anthropologist Sits Among Computer Engineers

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ISBN 9780415920223
Published July 7, 1998 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Gary Lee Downey is Director of the Center for Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Tech.


"[T]his book makes an important contribution to the larger project of theorizing the relationship between technology and society. Downey prods readers to rethink the cultural boundary between technology and humanity and focuses much-needed attention on the dynamics of technology-in-use." -- Technology and Culture
"[A]musing and insightful observations about industry trade shows, sharp criticism of the national rhetoric of productivity in the United States in the 1980s." -- Technology and Culture