New Books in Science, Technology, and Society

Interviews with Scholars of Science, Technology, and Society about their New Books

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episode 98: Nick Prior, "Popular Music, Digital Technology and Society" (SAGE, 2018)


Prior explores the social, cultural and industrial contexts for the changes that have taken place in popular music since the widespread adoption of digital technology by creators, distributors, and listeners from the early 1980s onward...


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episode 76: Kory Olson, "The Cartographic Capital: Mapping Third Republic Paris" (Liverpool UP, 2018)


Olson situates the urban geography of Paris and the very material of maps of the city at the heart of the story of Republican national consolidation, from the initial stabilization of the Third Republic to the 1930s...


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episode 50: Robert Sroufe et al, "The Power of Existing Buildings" (Island Press, 2019)


Your building has the potential to change the world...


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episode 70: John R. Gallagher, "Update Culture and the Afterlife of Writing" (Utah State UP, 2020)


Looking at wealth of case studies among Amazon reviewers, redditors, and established journals, "Update Culture" is a deep diver into the many factors that contribute to the circulation of a digital text


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episode 41: Ayala Fader, "Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age" (Princeton UP, 2020)


What would you do if you questioned your religious faith, but revealing that would cause you to lose your family and the only way of life you had ever known?


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episode 19: Laurence Monnais, "The Colonial Life of Pharmaceuticals: Medicines and Modernity in Vietnam" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Monnais examines the globalization of the pharmaceutical industry, looking at both circulation and consumption, considering access to drugs and the existence of multiple therapeutic options in a colonial context...


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episode 47: Andre Brock, "Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures" (NYU Press, 2020)


Brock theorizes what it means to be Black online, particularly when the physical body can neither be understood nor constrained...


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episode 30: Lee Vinsel, "Moving Violations: Automobiles, Experts, and Regulations in the United States" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2019)


Vinsel argues that automobiles have been shaped by government regulation through and through...


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episode 46: Jathan Sadowski, "Too Smart" (MIT Press, 2020)


The ubiquity of technology that collects massive volumes of all kinds of data lends itself to one overarching question: “What?” As in what is the purpose(s) of this collection? What are the benefits? And, what are the impacts?


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