[SIGCIS-Members] "The Hunger Games" Exposes the Myth of Technological Progress

Janet Abbate abbate at vt.edu
Fri Mar 23 12:55:03 PDT 2012

Thanks, Marie! This journalist contacted me out of the blue and I didn't have time to respond, but I thought it might be a good chance to get some more historians' voices out there, especially after the whole Washington Post "who invented email" debacle.


On Mar 23, 2012, at 2:02 PM, Marie Hicks wrote:

> Hi all,
> The article that Janet's reporter contact was writing has been posted. Jolie, Eden, Bernie and I all offered input--nice to see a reporter talking to so many historians of technology for perspective!
> http://www.innovationnewsdaily.com/987-hunger-games-technologies-progress.html
> Best,
> Marie
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