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Author Slayton, Rebecca, 1974-

Title Arguments that count [electronic resource] : physics, computing, and missile defense, 1949-2012 / Rebecca Slayton.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2013.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 325 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Software and the Race against Surprise Attack -- Framing an "Appallingly Complex" System -- Complexity and the "Art or Evolving Science" of Software -- "No Technological Solution" -- What Crisis? Software in the "Safeguard" Debate -- The Politics of Complex Technology -- The Political Economy of Software Engineering -- Nature and Technology in the Star Wars Debate -- Conclusion: Complexity Unbound -- Unpublished Sources and Notations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
National security -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Ballistic missile defenses -- United States -- History.
Physicists -- Political activity -- United States -- History.
Computer scientists -- Political activity -- United States -- History.
Physics -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Computer science -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Technological complexity -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Software engineering -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
United States -- Military policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780262019446 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780262316538 (e-book)

 
    
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