- Cold War peace movement
- Peace movements in Canada
- Second-wave feminism (to which Dr. Franklin’s feminism approximately belongs to)
- History of environmental movements, post-WWII
- Bijker, Hughes & Pinch’s seminal work on Social Construction of Technology: Stephen left out Hughes. Sorry, Thomas P. Hughes.
- Actor-Network Theory
- John Law and Annemarie Mol’s Handpump article: Stephen incorrectly only mentioned Mol instead of Law and Mol. Sorry, John Law.
- Robert Moses’s bridges
- Bay of Pigs invasion, also sometimes known as the Bay of Pigs incident: Stephen’s point in bringing this up was to allude to the point made neatly in the Wikipedia article: “[The failed invasion] also pushed Cuba closer to the Soviet Union, and those strengthened Soviet-Cuban relations would lead to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.”
- Almost no nuclear power plants have been built since 1990
- Nuclear power plants historically have decreased carbon emissions significantly: see paragraph four
Here’s the great cover of the book from the ’80s–note that at no time are floppy disks mentioned in the book.
September (8.16 and 8.17): Evolution as a Religion: Strange Hopes and Stranger Fears, Mary Midgley
- “Vista” by Escaper. Used by permission, please don’t use without permission. We usually announce that on the show, but a technical error resulted in a second straight month without verbal crediting. Argh! Argh!
- “Winning Slowly Theme” by Chris Krycho. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0, meaning you can do whatever you want with this music… as long as you share it for others to likewise do what they want.
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