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The Future of ChangeHow Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

Ray Brescia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748110
eISBN:
9781501748134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748110.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book identifies a series of “social innovation moments” in American history. Through these moments—during which social movements have embraced advances in communications technologies—the book ... More

On an Empty StomachTwo Hundred Years of Hunger Relief

On an Empty Stomach: Two Hundred Years of Hunger Relief

Tom Scott-Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748653
eISBN:
9781501748677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748653.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the practical techniques humanitarians have used to manage and measure starvation, from Victorian “scientific” soup kitchens to space-age, high-protein foods. Tracing the evolution ... More

A Precarious GameThe Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry

A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry

Ergin Bulut

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501746529
eISBN:
9781501746543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746529.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is an ethnographic examination of video game production. The developers that were researched for almost three years in a medium-sized studio in the United States loved making video games ... More

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