Burke, James, Connections
Burke, James. Connections. Boston: Little Brown, 1978. Audiocassette: Read by JB. Audio Renaissance Tapes (prod.) / St. Martin's P (dist.), 1990. Also a 10-episode TV documentary series and 1978 book based on the series. (Note also Burke's The Day the Universe Changed as a variety of sequel to Connections.
Stresses the embededness of modern humans in our technology, starting with how we are reminded of that technology when something goes wrong. See in this Category, JB's "The Wheel of Fortune" segment of Connections: An Alternative View of Change, and the "When Technology Fails." Issue of National Forum: The Phi Kappa Phi Journal.
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