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Thinking Big; Rosalind Williams: Technology, Science and the Humanities

10/06/2005

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Series
Thinking Big
Program
Rosalind Williams: Technology, Science and the Humanities
Program Number

1004

Series Description

WGBH’s New One-Week Series Thinking Big Looks at the World of Science and Technology Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7, 2005 at 7:30pm on WGBH 2. Thinking Big is a lively, in-depth, studio based television program that features notable men and women from the fields of science and technology. Far from dry and academic, the “geeks” on Thinking Big are innovators as well as communicators—diverse men and women at the top of their fields who can articulate the big idea behind their work—and why it matters to the rest of us.The program is hosted by Lisa Mullins, anchor and senior producer of the international news radio program The World. Joseph Tovares is managing producer, and Patricia Alvarado is producer. Series release date: 10/3/2005

Program Description

Rosalind Williams is a bridge between two worlds that many deem at odds with one anotherscience and the humanities. A historian on the faculty at MIT, Williams is equally at home discussing the power of language as she is defining modern day technology. Currently the Director of the schools Program in Science, Technology and Society, Williams is a firm believer that scientists and engineers need to know the arts, humanities and the social sciences if they are to achieve greatness.

Duration

00:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
Science
Technology
Creators
Tovares, Joseph (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Thinking Big; Rosalind Williams: Technology, Science and the Humanities,” 10/06/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7EC39DC06E44C00BAC1F5AFAB198041.
MLA: “Thinking Big; Rosalind Williams: Technology, Science and the Humanities.” 10/06/2005. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7EC39DC06E44C00BAC1F5AFAB198041>.
APA: Thinking Big; Rosalind Williams: Technology, Science and the Humanities. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7EC39DC06E44C00BAC1F5AFAB198041
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