frauenfelder — 2014-03-24T18:00:39-04:00 — #1
nixiebunny — 2014-03-24T19:05:12-04:00 — #2
It's reassuring to know that the astronomy grad students of a hundred years ago were just as useless as today's crop.
nmcvaugh1 — 2014-03-25T07:52:23-04:00 — #3
You've reminded me of a related book - My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts. Among other things, the author's mother was a "computer" in the 1940s, before the job (and title) were permanently replaced by machines.
novium — 2014-03-25T11:27:55-04:00 — #4
I'm trying to remember where I was reading about this subject recently- I think it had something to do with the way women's contributions to science (and the women working in science) are erased- made anonymous and interchangeable.
frauenfelder — 2014-03-29T18:00:41-04:00 — #5
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