The Computer and Man

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Lamie, Edward L., and Joe De Bolt. "The Computer and Man: The Human Uses of Non-Human Beings." The Happening Worlds of John Brunner. Joe De Bolt, ed. (q.v. above, under De Bolt, this Category).

On Brunner's "balanced insight" into the uses and abuses of computers (and other machines) in human society. Briefly discusses a wide range of Brunner's fiction up to the mid-1970s, with useful comments on Shalmaneser in Stand on Zanzibar, and on the city as organism and machine in "Bloodstream" (both cited above, under Fiction).

RDE, re-titled 4Aug20