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Science, art, and tools

By | June 3, 2015

Back in the late 1970s, I joined the National Science Foundation as part of a group looking at the implications of technological innovation. The personal computer was just beginning to be deployed, and I was extremely enthusiastic about its potential for creative change. This failed to resonate with the old-line mechanical engineers who were in charge of our… Read More »

Intellectual collaboration

By | May 21, 2013

For some 25 years on and off, starting in the early 70’s when I was a beginning grad student and he already an academic legend, I had the great privilege of working with the late Everett Rogers, author of Diffusion of Innovations and many other seminal books and articles. During our collaboration, we created and exchanged a great… Read More »