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May 20th, 2020 by: Abigail Harrison Moore

Electric Lighting: The Housewife’s Moral Challenge

Technology’s Stories v. 8, no. 1 – DOI: 10.15763/jou.ts.2020.06.08.06 PDF: Harrison Moore_Housewifes Moral Challenge Energy supply, like home design, in nineteenth century England was traditionally considered a decision for the “master” of the house. Yet a look at Mrs Haweis’ The Art of Decoration (1881), which includes one of the earliest print recommendations for the…

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December 20th, 2018 by: Hannah Rogers

Curating Art, Science, and Technology

Technology’s Stories vol. 6, no. 4 – DOI: 10.15763/jou.ts.2018.12.20.04 PDF: Rogers_Curating Art Science and Technology Shadows and Ashes: The Peril of Nuclear Weapons Exhibits on the history of technology make arguments for the future of technologies. Along with the turn toward material practice in a variety of humanities fields and the urgency of science and…

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March 12th, 2018 by: John Krige

Representing the Life of an Outstanding Chinese Aeronautical Engineer: A Transnational Perspective

Technology’s Stories vol. 6, no. 2 – DOI: 10.15763/jou.ts.2018.03.16.04 PDF: Krige_Representing a Life In 1955 a brilliant young engineer who had left China in the 1930s returned home to put his knowledge at the service Mao’s new revolutionary regime.  Qian Xuesen (better known in the West as Hsue-Shen Tsien) graduated from Jiao Tong University in…

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December 4th, 2017 by: Anto Mohsin

National Electricity Day: From “Electricity-Minded” Nation to “My Idea for PLN”

Technology’s Stories vol. 5, no. 4 – DOI: 10.15763/jou.ts.2017.12.04.04 PDF: Mohsin_National Electricity Day On 27 October 1960 President Sukarno delivered a speech commemorating the fifteenth anniversary of the National Electricity and Gas Day in Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta. At a time when Indonesia was still a young nation and only a handful of urban areas had…

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Photograph of aliens and spaceship exhibit at the UFO museum in Roswell, New Mexico. Article

December 12th, 2016 by: Jordan Bimm

Notes from the Field: Roswell, New Mexico

Technology’s Stories vol. 5, no. 1 – doi: 10.15763/JOU.TS.2017.4.1.04 PDF: Bimm_Notes From the Field Aliens have invaded Roswell. Whether or not you believe a UFO really crashed here in the summer of 1947, what’s readily apparent is that the image of the almond-eyed extraterrestrial is everywhere. Restaurants, motels, liquor stores, gift shops, car dealerships, and…

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