Artifact Details

Title

Command Lines: The Fiction of Neutral Tools

Catalog Number

102740151

Type

Moving image

Date

2017-03-18

Participants

Ames, Morgan G., Speaker
Aspray, Bill, Moderator
Lederle-Ensign, Dylan, Speaker
Moro, Jeffrey, Speaker
Solomon, Rory, Speaker

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Duration

01:34:52

Format

MP4

Description

Session C2: The Fiction of Neutral Tools
Command Lines: Software, Power & Performance
March 18-19, 2017
Computer History Museum

“git blame”
Dylan Lederle-Ensign
Ph.D. Student, Computer Science, University of California, Santa Cruz

“Performing Technological Utopianism with Constructionist Software, from LOGO to Scratch”
Morgan G. Ames
Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society, University of California, Berkeley

“Wireless Infrastructures and the Politics of Connectivity”
Rory Solomon
Ph.D. Student, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

“Roomba in Revolt: Sociability and Securitization in the Internet of Things”
Jeffrey Moro
Ph.D. Student, Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park

Chaired by Bill Aspray
Bill and Lewis Suit Professor of Information Technologies, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin

Command Lines was a conference of the Society for the History of Technology (http://www.historyoftechnology.org/)’s Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society (http://www.sigcis.org/). It was sponsored and hosted by the Computer History Museum (http://www.computerhistory.org/)’s Center for Software History (http://www.computerhistory.org/softwarehistory).

Category

Talk

Series Title

Command Lines: Software, Power & Performance

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8133.2017