Monthly Archives: November 2015

Do Artifacts Have Politics?

In this journal article from 1980, Langdon Winner explains different interpretations of the way technologies can have political and social qualities. For instance, when Moses consciously planned and built the overpasses in New York City at an insufficient height for … Continue reading

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Public History on the Web: If You Build It, Will They Come?

In the sixth chapter of Dougherty’s and Nawrotzki’s book, Writing History in the Digital Age, three essays describe different approaches of crowdsourcing to involve communities in the production of history; some of them more successful than others. In the first … Continue reading

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