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Technology transfer, Modernization, and the Welfare State

Regnecentralen and the Making of Governmental Policy on Computer Technology in Denmark in the 1960s
  • Per Vingaard Klüver
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 174)

Abstract

This paper will address the mechanisms of computer technology transfer and the perceived role of computers in the modernization project of the Danish society, by analysing the early computer projects in Denmark. Especially it focuses on the similarities between the perception of computer technology and the visions of the welfare state as a modern, science bases and rational society.

Key words

Computers welfare state Denmark 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Per Vingaard Klüver
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for HistoryAarhus UniversityAarhus

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