Technologycomputingcoldwar - Technology, Computing, and...

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9/21/11 Technology, Computing, and Cold War Are all the components of technological systems visible? Many components of a technological system are hidden.
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9/21/11 Technology, Computing, and Cold War I. Research and the Cold War II. Women computers III. The ENIAC
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9/21/11 Technology, Computing, and Cold War I. Research and the Cold War A. The mandate for technology -- Science: The Endless Frontier -- Vannevar Bush -- sustain R&D at war levels -- support of non-military R&D -- NSF founded for basic research
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9/21/11 Technology, Computing, and Cold War I. Research and the Cold War B. The idea of basic research -- increased funding -- practical benefit still dominant rationale -- NSF 1/5 support -- DOD, NASA, DOE 1/3 -- NIH, ½
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9/21/11 Technology, Computing, and Cold War I. Research and the Cold War C. Biotechnology as an example -- genetics and the Rockefeller Fdtn -- MIT and Stanford departments -- Mexican agronomy -- Green Revolution -- DNA synthesized 1970s
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Technology, Computing, and Cold War II. Women computers
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