by Chris Hildreth

Cathy N. Davidson

Cathy N. Davidson is a historian of technology and cultural change. She holds two distinguished chairs at Duke University, is cofounder of a 12,000 network member nonprofit Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (hastac.org, or “haystack”), and codirector of the HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competitions. Her books include The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age (with HASTAC cofounder David Theo Goldberg; 2010) and Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools and Business for the 21st Century (2011).