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Nathan L. Ensmenger

Nathan Ensmenger is Associate Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University.

Titles by This Author

Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Like all great social and technological developments, the "computer revolution" of the twentieth century didn't just happen. People—not impersonal processes—made it happen. In The Computer Boys Take Over, Nathan Ensmenger describes the emergence of the technical specialists—computer programmers, systems analysts, and data processing managers—who helped transform the electronic digital computer from a scientific curiosity into the most powerful and ubiquitous technology of the modern era.