Paul E. Ceruzzi, “A Large Canvas," in Melvin Kranzberg and Carroll W. Pursell Jr., eds., Technology in Western Civilization. (NOTE: this article looks at the emergence of the "History of Technology" as an academic discipline and field of inquiry).
National Science Foundation, "The Internet: Changing the Way We Live." (aside from the technologically deterministic title, it's a nice overview of some key events and 'players' in the development of the internet).
Technology of the Word! Bring a draft of your paper to work on during today's class. Your draft should include: 1) A clear thesis/argument, 2) A plan for your paper, 3) A working bibliography with brief annotations (i.e. notes about your sources).