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Fifteen Years Later: Whither Restructuring in the American Electric Utility System? Article

December 1st, 2013 by: Richard Hirsh

Fifteen Years Later: Whither Restructuring in the American Electric Utility System?

A postscript to  Power Loss:  The Origins of Deregulation and  Restructuring in the American Electric Utility System Richard Hirsh is Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Tech Original publication date: December 2013 The process of restructuring the American electric utility system has not been kind to its advocates. Begun about fifteen years ago,…

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December 1st, 2013 by: Sharon Irish

Hierarchies in the Circuitry: Women, Information Technology and Scholarship (WITS) at Illinois

Starting in 1988, Jenny Barrett was a systems programmer at a research lab for computer-based education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). She noted that many aspects of “multiuser computing were actually developed at the lab such as email, forums, message boards, online testing, chat rooms, instant messaging, multiplayer games and remote screen sharing,…

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