CHAUTAUQUA - Thomas Misa, "Leonardo to the Internet" - STEM Week Keynote Address
Thomas J. Misa
“Leonardo to the Internet: Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present”
Bruce MacLaren Distinguished Lecture + STEM Week Keynote
Thomas J. Misa recently retired as Professor of the History of Technology at the University of Minnesota, where he directed the Charles Babbage Center, taught courses in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and was a member in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. His many books include the acclaimed Leonardo to the Internet: Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present, just re-published in an updated 3rd edition by Johns Hopkins, as well as Fast Lane: Managing Science in the Internet World, A Nation of Steel: The Making of Modern America, 1865-1925 and the edited collections, Gender Codes: Why Women are Leaving Computing and Modernity and Technology.
Event Date: September 15 7:30 p.m. Location: O'Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building