David Alan Grier to Deliver Talk on New Book at Computer History Museum

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif.,  9 January 2013 – IEEE Computer Society 2013 President David Alan Grier will be reading and signing copies of his new essay collection, The Company We Keep, at the Computer History Museum at noon on 29 January.

The new collection explores the effect of technology on Millennials and other types of computer users. The Company We Keep is available in paperback for US $19.95 on Amazon.com and through CreateSpace.

Grier is associate professor of International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University and the author of When Computers Were Human and Too Soon to Tell.

His latest book, an outgrowth of columns he wrote for Computer magazineexamines how digital technology affects communities, connecting individuals more closely to the centers of political, economic, social, and cultural power.

The Computer History Museum is located at 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Mountain View, California.  To register or for directions and parking, visit http://www.computerhistory.org.

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