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Academic Articles48
  • Coopersmith, J. (2020). Spectacular Flops: Game-Changing Technologies That Failed. TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE. 61(4), 1235-1236.
  • Coopersmith, J. (2020). Ibm: The Rise and Fall and Reinvention of a Global Icon. Journal of American History. 107(2), 510-511.
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  • Coopersmith, J (2017). Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation by Giovan Francesco Lanzara. Technology and Culture. 58(4), 1071-1072.
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  • Coopersmith, J (2016). Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents. AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW. 121(4), 1248-1249.
Books2
  • (2016). The Electrification of Russia, 1880-1926. Cornell University Press.
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Chapters1
  • (2005). The Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Carlson, B. (Eds.), Technology in World History. 36-63. Oxford Univ Press.
Conference Papers8
  • Coopersmith, J. C., & Davis, E. W (2016). A strategic roadmap for commercializing low-cost beamed energy propulsion launch systems. AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum and Exposition, SPACE 2016.
  • Coopersmith, J. (2012). A Florentine in in Paris: The Caselli pantelegraph and its successors, 1859–1871. 2012 Third IEEE HISTory of ELectro-technology CONference (HISTELCON), 2012 Third IEEE HISTory of ELectro-technology CONference - "The Origins of Electrotechnologies" (HISTELCON 2012). 1-6.
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  • Coopersmith, J., Phipps, C., Komurasaki, K., & Sinko, J. (2010). Solar Power Satellites: Creating the Market for Beamed Energy Propulsion. AIP Conference Proceedings, BEAMED ENERGY PROPULSION: 6th International Symposium. 1230(1), 103-110.
  • Coopersmith, J. (2009). Historians: Learning from the History of Technical Societies. 2009 IEEE Conference on the History of Technical Societies, 2009 IEEE Conference on the History of Technical Societies. 1-7.
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  • Coopersmith, J. (2006). Nuclear Waste Disposal in Space: BEP’s Best Hope?. AIP Conference Proceedings, BEAMED ENERGY PROPULSION: Fourth International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion. 830(1), 600-604.
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Repository Documents / Preprints1
  • Coopersmith, J. (2020). Failure & Technology.
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Internet Publications7
  • Holmes, C. (2020). Obstacles to voting: 6 essential reads on the challenges of election 2020. - An article submitted to The Conversation
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  • Coopersmith, J. (2020). It takes a long time to vote. - An article submitted to The Conversation
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  • Coopersmith, J. (2019). Can sun umbrellas ever become fashionable again in America?. - An article submitted to The Conversation
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  • Coopersmith, J. (2019). Why do people still use fax machines?. - An article submitted to The Conversation
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  • Coopersmith, J. (2017). What fax machines can teach us about electric cars. - An article submitted to The Conversation
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