Volume 14, No. 2
April 2002

Mercurial Matters

SHOT 2002 in Toronto

Graduate Student Bonus

Survey of Local TV History

News of Mercurians and their Projects

Citizens (Band) of France Unite!

Printing a Revolution?

The End of Books

Reading Red Ochre: Parting Thoughts on Mixed Receptions

Dishing It Up: Really Big Antennas

Journal Announcements

Communications Under the Seas

Contact Us

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SHOT 2002 in Toronto

The Institute for the History of Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto will host the Society for the History of Technology’s (SHOT) 2002 conference, 17-20 October. The Mercurians will hold their annual meeting at a local restaurant during lunch on Friday. The SHOT summer newsletter will contain details.

The local arrangements committee has done a superb job of planning special events and tours to help conference attendees and their families enjoy this wonderful, cosmopolitan city. For details on the conference and Toronto, visit the SHOT website, <>. The local arrangements committee has assembled there descriptions of Toronto’s attractions plus suggestions and advice about getting along well and pleasantly.

Upcoming SHOT meetings:
• 2003 October 16-19 at the Sheraton Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia
• 2004 in The Netherlands