Issue No.01 - January-March (2008 vol.30)
pp: 96, c3
Rebecca Slayton , Stanford University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2008.13
If one theme dominates memory and imagination about computing, it is "revolution." But the term describes the relationship between transformations in computing and political power in diverse and even contradictory ways. Concepts from the study of social movements can help explain changes in and around computing, clarifying contradictions.
activism, professional responsibility, public policy, risks, software
Rebecca Slayton, "Revolution and Resistance: Rethinking Power in Computing History", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.30, no. 1, pp. 96, c3, January-March 2008, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2008.13