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Ever accelerating hype

Techno-hype, the idea that we are living in an age of ever accelerating change, has become part of our mental furniture. David Edgerton says there is surprisingly little evidence for it
David Edgerton  

Myths of decline

CP Snow, Correlli Barnett and other polemicists of British decline are wrong-Britain has not had an anti-scientific, anti-technological culture. David Edgerton argues that far from acting as a lobby for science, their theories have damaged it
David Edgerton