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Edward Tenner

Edward Tenner

Edward Tenner is senior research associate at the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences. This article is an excerpt from Our Own Devices: The Past and Future of Body Technology (New York: Knopf, 2003).


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