Lee Vinsel, a historian of technology at Virginia Tech, will visit the Center for Science Writings to discuss his acclaimed, controversial book The Innovation Delusion, co-written with historian Andrew Russell, a scathing critique of our culture’s obsession with technological innovation.
This event will be held on Zoom and is free and open to the public. The Zoom link will be provided shortly.
Zoom Link; Passcode: science
About the Center for Science Writings
Launched in 2005 within the College of Arts and Letters, the Center for Science Writings draws attention to science communications, books, and blogs capturing the public's attention. Prominent writers, be they journalists, scientists, engineers, philosophers, or scholars, come to deliver free, public lectures about science-related issues each and every semester. For more information, see the Center for Science Writings website or contact its director John Horgan.