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September 28th, 2020 by: Yovanna PinedaChristiane BerthMikael Wolfe

Dialogues: History of Technology in Africa and the Americas in the Twentieth Century

 Jethron Ayumbah Akallah, Maseno University, Kenya Christiane Berth, University of Graz, Austria Fon Gordon, Department of History, University of Central Florida, USA Robert Heinze, University of Trier, Germany Diana Montaño, Department of History, Washington University in St. Louis, USA Yovanna Pineda, University of Central Florida, USA Sonia Robles, University of Delaware, USA Mikael Wolfe, Stanford…

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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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