Massimo Mazzotti teaches history of science in the Department of History at UC Berkeley, where he is the Director of the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society. He is the author of The World of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Mathematician of God (2007), and the editor of Knowledge as Social Order: Rethinking the Sociology of Barry Barnes (2008).BOOKMARK
“I Don’t Really Care. Do You?”: Scientists in the Grey Zone in 1930s Italy
Massimo Mazzotti reflects on how Italian scientists failed as a bulwark against fascist politics in the 1930s.
From Genius to Witch: The Rise and Fall of a Filosofessa
On child prodigies, female genius and math...
We need to understand the algorithm to understand our algorithmic lives.