22 de octubre de 2012

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Langdon Winner is a political theorist who focuses upon social and political issues that surround modern technological change. He is the author of Autonomous Technology, a study of the idea of "technology-out-of-control" in modern social thought and The Whale and The Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology.

Praised by The Wall Street Journal as "The leading academic on the politics of technology", Mr. Winner was born and raised in San Luis Obispo, California. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley. At present he is the Thomas Phelan Chair of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Fulbright Scholar at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is active in local and national politics, focusing upon social justice, sustainable technology and anti-militarism. An occasional rock critic, he was formerly an editor at Rolling Stone magazine. At present he is writing a book about the prospects for digital citizenship and a second one on “the revolt against technology” in late 20th century U.S.A.

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