Science on the Run: Information Management and Industrial Geophysics at Schlumberger, 1920-1940
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Science on the Run: Information Management and Industrial Geophysics at Schlumberger, 1920-1940

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This is the story of how one company created and codified a new science "on the run, " away from the confines of the laboratory. By construing its service as scientific, Schlumberger was able to get the edge on the competition and construct an enviable niche for itself in a fast-growing industry. In this engaging account, Geoffrey Bowker reveals how Schlumberger devised a...more
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published February 4th 1994 by MIT Press (MA)
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Geof Bowker is a professor and faculty member at the University of California, Irvine.
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