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Tonight we continue with Ursula Franklin's influential 1989 Massey Lectures exploring technology's power to shape our world. Listen to Lecture # 2 at 8 p.m. EST on CBC Radio One or on our podcast:

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Physicist and humanitarian Ursula Franklin influenced a whole generation of #tech  thinkers. We're revisiting Franklin's 1989 Massey Lectures, The Real World of Technology. Her words of wisdom still resonate today. Listen to lecture #4 :

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"Ursula Franklin saw technology as more than devices. The scientist and thinker defined technology in its broadest sense, simply as the way that we do things."

Ursula Franklin's 1989 Massey Lectures examines how technology and society are each shaped by the other. Tonight we air her third Massey Lecture. Can't wait until 8 p.m. EST? Here's the podcast:

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October 1 marks the beginning o #WomensHistoryMonth . Today I feel so grateful to have had the inspiring example & wise counsel of my Herstory heroines Doris Anderson, Rosemary Brown, Ursula Franklin, Monique Begin, Mary Simon......

... most notably, Ursula Franklin, the Canadian metallurgist and philosopher, whose book "The Real World of Technology" was massively influential when I read it in 1992! A post about that:

Western Technical Commercial School and Ursula Franklin School, which are both near Bloor Street West and Runnymede Road, are locked down.

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Today seems appropriate to remember Ursula Franklin 'Peace isn't the absence of war, but the absence of fear & presence of social justice.'

Ursula Franklin, a distinguished scientist and educator from the University of Toronto, di…

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Renowned University of Toronto scientist Ursula Franklin dead at 94 #toronto  #GTA 

Ursula Franklin, groundbreaking scientist, died Friday. 'She was always the first and the pioneer,' daughter says

Renowned University of Toronto scientist Ursula Franklin dead at 94

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