Marc Aidinoff is a doctoral candidate in history and science, technology, and society (STS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His dissertation, “A More Updated Union: New Liberals and Their New Computers in the New New South, 1984-2004,” examines the relationship between networked computing systems and the U.S. welfare state at the end of the 20th Century. His work has been recognized by the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy and the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative. Marc is a fellow at Data for Progress, a senior strategist for OpenLabs, and an advisor to the Rosedale Mississippi Freedom Project. Prior to graduate school, he was the assistant director of policy for Vice President Joe Biden.
A More Updated Union: New Liberals and Their New Computers in the New New South, 1984-2004