Margaret O’Mara joins us for the next seminar

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March 13th, 2019

Margaret O’Mara (University of Washington) joins us next Wednesday, March 20 at 12:20 in room 504 of the History Department. She will discuss her pre-circulated paper, “‘The Computer Never Forgets’: Revisiting the Data Privacy Wars of the 1960s.”


O’Mara is the Howard & Frances Keller Professor of History at the University of Washington. She writes and teaches about the growth of the high-tech economy, the history of U.S. politics, and the connections between the two. She is the author of Cities of Knowledge (Princeton, 2005) and Pivotal Tuesdays (Penn Press, 2015). Her next book, The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America, will be published in July 2019 by Penguin Press.