New book traces history of cybernetics

The latest publication by Professor Andrew Pickering, explores the fascinating subject of cybernetics.

The book, titled The Cybernetic Brain: Sketches of Another Future, is published by University of Chicago Press. Professor Pickering is internationally known as a leader in the field of science and technology studies. He has held fellowships at MIT, the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, Princeton University, the Guggenheim Foundation and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford. Having moved from Britain to the United States in 1984, he was for many years professor of sociology and director of an interdisciplinary STS graduate programme at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, before moving to the University of Exeter in 2007.

Find out more about Professor Pickering's book at the University of Chicago Press website.


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