“Stacks, ‘Pacs,’ and User Hacks: A Handheld History of Personal Computing,” in The Whipple Museum of the History of Science: Objects and Investigations, to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of R. S. Whipple’s Gift to the University of Cambridge, eds. Joshua Nall, Liba Taub, and Frances Willmoth (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019), 291-312.


The Economization of Life, by Michelle Murphy. Journal for the History of Biology 51, no. 3 (July 2018): 613-615.

“Toward an Epistemic History of Political Things: Cartography, Science, and States,” review of books by Surekha Davies, Jason D. Hansen, William Rankin, and Jess Bier. Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48, no. 3 (June 2018), 380-389.

Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood, by Joanna Radin. British Journal for the History of Science 51, no. 1 (March 2018): 176-177.



From 2014-2020 I was a host of New Books in Medicine, then New Books in Science, Technology, and Society, both podcasts on the New Books Network. I’ve created an archive of my work.


I spent the summer of 2014 creating the online guide to “Calculating Devices” from abaci to the Altair for Cambridge’s Whipple Museum of the History of Science.


“Taking Human Genetics Digital: ‘Mendelian Inheritance in Man’ and the Genealogy of Electronic Publishing in Biomedicine,” History of Knowledge, May 7, 2018.