JANET ABBATE is an assistant professor in Science, Technology and Society at Virginia Tech. She is the author of Inventing the Internet (MIT Press, 1999) and co-editor with Brian Kahin of Standards Policy for Information Infrastructure (MIT Press, 1995). She also was guest editor for a special issue on “Women and Gender in the History of Computing,” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Vol. 25, No. 4 (2003). Currently, she is writing a book on women in the computing profession since World War II.
HILDE G. CORNELIUSSEN is an associate professor of Digital Culture at the Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies at the University of Bergen, where she teaches courses in digital culture, gender and ICT, and computer history. Corneliussen holds a Ph.D. in Humanistic Informatics, and she has published on gender and ICT, computer history, computer education, and computer games. She is co-editor of Digital Culture, Play, and Identity: A World of Warcraft Reader (MIT Press, 2008).
GREG DOWNEY is a professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication and the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is the author of Telegraph Messenger Boys: Labor, Technology, and Geography, 1850–1950 (Routledge, 2002), and Closed Captioning: Subtitling, Stenography, and the Digital Convergence of Text with Television (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).
NATHAN ENSMENGER is an assistant professor in the History and Sociology ...