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Men, Machines, and Modern Times

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Men, Machines, and Modern Times
Elting E. Morison

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People have had trouble adapting to new technology ever since (perhaps) the inventor of the wheel had to explain that a wheelbarrow could carry more than a person. This little book by a celebrated MIT professor — the fiftieth anniversary edition of a classic — describes how we learn to live and work with innovation. Elting Morison considers, among other things, the three stages of users' resistance to change: ignoring it; rational rebuttal; and name-calling. He recounts the illustrative anecdote of the World War II artillerymen who stood still to hold the horses despite the fact that the guns were now hitched to trucks — reassuring those of us who have trouble with a new interface or a software upgrade that we are not the first to encounter such problems. Morison offers an entertaining series of historical accounts to highlight his major theme: the nature of technological change and society's reaction to that change. He begins with resistance to innovation in...
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  • ISBN: 9780262336598
  • Auteur: Elting E. Morison
  • Uitgave: The MIT Press
  • Jaar van uitgave: 2016
  • Taal: Engels
  • Artikelnummer: 57989216
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