Gbs preview button

Falling for science : objects in mind

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator edited and with an introduction by Sherry Turkle
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2008. ©2008.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xii, 318 pages) : illustrations
  • ISBNs 9780262285230, 0262285231, 9781435647909, 1435647904, 9780262201728, 0262201720
  • OCLC ocn232295422

Summary

  • Passion for objects and love for science: scientists and students reflect on how objects fired their scientific imaginations.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index.

Contents

  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: Falling for Science""; ""Part I MIT Students and Their Objects (1979â€?2007)""; ""What We See""; ""What We Sense""; ""What We Model""; ""What We Play""; ""What We Build""; ""What We Sort""; ""What We Program""; ""Part II Mentors and Their Objects""; ""What We See""; ""What We Sense""; ""What We Model""; ""What We Play""; ""What We Build""; ""What We Sort""; ""What We Program""; ""Objects in Mind""; ""Epilogue: What Inspires?""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography and Suggested Readings""; ""Illustration Credits""; ""Index""