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Matthew Wisnioski

Matthew Wisnioski is Associate Professor of Science and Technology in Society and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology at Virginia Tech.

Titles by This Author

Competing Visions of Technology in 1960s America

In the late 1960s an eclectic group of engineers joined the antiwar and civil rights activists of the time in agitating for change. The engineers were fighting to remake their profession, challenging their fellow engineers to embrace a more humane vision of technology. In Engineers for Change, Matthew Wisnioski offers an account of this conflict within engineering, linking it to deep-seated assumptions about technology and American life.