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Using Analogs


It is a truism that every person in every organization ever created uses history to make decisions on a daily basis. This is essentially accomplished through the use of analogy, suggesting that some issue under current scrutiny is like, may … Continue reading

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The Power of Analogies for Understanding Technological Innovation: Historical Session Being Planned


I am currently putting together a session for the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) annual meeting in Portland, Maine, on October 10-13, 2013, with the title, “The Power of Analogies for Understanding Technological Innovation.” I will give a paper, … Continue reading

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