The relationships between technologies and their users are intimate and important. This fine collection of essays will engage readers in fields as diverse as sociology of technology, cultural history, and marketing.(Donald MacKenzie, School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh)
...An important book that thoughtfully and rigorously draws attention to user-oriented studies of technology.(Ben Schneiderman American Scientist)
About the Author
Trevor Pinch is Professor of Science and Technology Studies and Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. He is the coeditor of How Users Matter: The Co-Construction of Users and Technology (MIT Press, 2003) and the coauthor of Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer and other books.