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Figure/Ground interview with Dave L. Stearns

Figure/Ground interview with Dave L. Stearns

© David L. Stearns and Figure/Ground Communication. Dr. Stearns was interviewed by Laureano Ralon on April 20th, 2012 as par of the Figure/Ground Communication scholarly interview series: Dr. David L. Stearns is an adjunct lecturer in history at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, USA. Prior to his return to academia, he was a software developer and designer for nearly twenty years. At present, he teaches history at various universities around the Seattle area and writes on the interplay between technology and culture. As a researcher, he specializes in the history of the VISA electronic payment system. His most recent book, Electronic Value Exchange, recaptures the origins of the electronic payment network known as VISA. The book examines in detail... Show More


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