Educational Studies (CGU)
Education | Science and Technology Studies
Set against this formidable background, Man and the Computer will be a disappointment to those who expect a detailed, highly technical presentation. Rather, this book is a popular description of man-machine interaction via time-sharing systems, with particular emphasis on the Dartmouth experience, combined with a futuristic sketch of the ways in which such systems can benefit society.
© 1973 American Council on Education. Posted with permission.
Review of John G. Kemeny's Man and the Computer, Educational Record (Spring, 1973), pp. 167-168.