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Falling for science : objects in mind

Author: Sherry Turkle
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This is a book about science, technology, and love, writes Sherry Turkle. In it, we learn how a love for science can start with a love for an object-- a microscope, a modem, a mud pie, a pair of dice, a fishing rod.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry Turkle
ISBN: 9780262516761 0262516764
OCLC Number: 759468469
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: xii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Falling for science --
MIT students and their objects (1979-2007) : what makes a scientist? --
What we see. Maps / Steven Schwartz (1982) ; Prisms / Thomas P. Hermitt (1984) ; Walls / Jennifer Beaudin (2002) ; Holga camera / Andrew Sempere (2004) --
What we sense. Sand castles / Stephen Intille (1992) ; The body / Joanna Berzowska (1996) ; Bubbles / Matthew Grenby (1996) ; Clay / Jonah Peretti (1999) ; Mud / Diane Willow (1999)--
What we model. Gumby / Lauren Seeley Aguirre (1985) ; Easy-bake oven / Michael Murtaugh (1990) ; Kitchen clock / Emmanuel Marcovitch (1996) ; My little pony / Christine Alvarado (1999) ; Fly rod / Cameron Marlow (1999) ; Wood stove / James Patten (1999) ; Shirts / Daniel Kornhauser (2000) ; Vacuum tubes / Mara E. Vatz (2003) ; Chocolate meringue / Selby Cull (2006) --
What we play. Cords / Walter Novash (1982) ; Dice / Jonah Benton (1990) ; Egg basket ; Erica Carmel (1992) ; Keys / Eric Choi (1992) ; Cardboard boxes / Janet Licini Connors (1992) ; Music box / Gil Weinberg (1997) ; Marbles / Kwan Hong Lee (1999) ; Jacks / Robbin Chapman (2000) ; Pachinko machine / Douglas Kiang (2000) --
What we build. Bikes / Chuck Esserman (1979) ; Erector set / Kwatsi Alibaruho (1990) ; Straws / Austina (Vainius) De Bonte (2006) ; Lasers / Timothy Bickmore (1998) ; LEGO particles / Justin Marble (1982) ; LEGO metrics / Sandie Eltringham (1990) ; LEGO people / Alan Liu (1990) ; LEGO laws / Andrew Chu (1992) ; LEGO planning / Scott Brave (1996) ; LEGO replicas / Dana Spiegel (1996) ; LEGO categories / Joseph "Jofish" Kaye (1998) --
What we sort. Wallpaper / Todd Strauss (1982) ; Toy mailbox / Britt Nesheim (1989) ; Stop signs / Joseph Calzaretta (1992) ; Cards / Brian Tivol (1996) --
What we program. BASIC manual / Fred Martin (1989) ; Apple II / David (Duis) Story (1990) ; Atari 2600 / Ji Yoo (1994) ; TRS-80 / Chris Dodge (1996) ; BASIC / Nelson Minar (1996) ; Atari 800 / Steve Niemczyk (1996) ; Apple II / Rachel Elkin Lebwohl (1998) ; Modem / Anthony Townsend (1999) ; TurboGrafx 16 / Antoinne Machal-Cajigas (2007) --
Mentors and their objects : what made a scientist? What we see : microscope / Susan Hockfield ; What we sense : purple haze / Rosalind Picard ; What we model : steps / Moshe Safdie ; What we play : blocks / Sarah Kuhn ; What we build : radio / Donald Norman ; What we sort : Venus paradise coloring set / Donald Ingber ; What we program : vacuums / Alan Kay ; Objects in mind : gears / Seymour Papert ; Epilogue : what inspires? / Sherry Turkle.
Responsibility: edited, and with an introduction, by Sherry Turkle.

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Turkle's thought-provoking collection represents an admirable invitation to further exploration of science and human sensibility, of the mysterious web of human choice and feeling.-American Scientist Read more...

 
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