My memories of Resurgence date back to the early 1970s, when John Papworth was editor. I was a young journalist working in London on Electronics Weekly, writing mainly about telecommunications. I’d been a schoolboy electronics enthusiast and went on to study engineering at university. I edited the student science magazine and became increasingly interested in a range of unorthodox scientific and technological ideas. I also became increasingly critical of engineering as it was then taught. And like many of my generation I became a soixante-huitard, inspired by the May 1968 radical student protests ...


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