Home » This Gifted Age by John C. Gibbons
This Gifted Age John C. Gibbons

This Gifted Age

John C. Gibbons

Published October 12th 2007
ISBN : 9781563961298
Hardcover
368 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Comprised of John Gibbonss non-technical writings from the last three decades, THIS GIFTED AGE shows readers both the limiting and the liberating influences of government on technological research and development. In many of the articles, essays,MoreComprised of John Gibbonss non-technical writings from the last three decades, THIS GIFTED AGE shows readers both the limiting and the liberating influences of government on technological research and development. In many of the articles, essays, and interviews collected here, Gibbons addresses the broad issue of the governments role in supporting, advocating, and directing technological advancement. Other selections focus on specific areas where science and government join forces in the service of society. Together, these writings provide a behind-the-scenes look at national science and technology initiatives since 1972, and chart the changing public and political attitudes that shaped those initiatives.