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Hans Rausing professor in the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Imperial College London.


I don’t know, and I don’t think anyone else knows either, though plenty of people have preferences! I prefer the whackier preferences because they force us to think about how we think about technology.

David Edgerton’s most recent book is The Shock of the Old: technology and global history since 1900 (buy this book from Amazon(UK)).