Mara Mills is Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, where she co-directs the Center for Disability Studies. Her book On the Phone: Hearing Loss and Communication Engineering (forthcoming from Duke University Press) examines the history of speech and hearing research in the Bell System. She is currently working on the history of optical character recognition and, with Jonathan Sterne, the history of audio time stretching technology.
Perspectives on Sound, Science, and TechnologyMORE
Sampling History: A New CutMORE
Speed Listening by Blind Readers and the History of Audio Time CompressionMORE
Testing Hearing: Science, Art, IndustryMORE
Communication Engineering: Efficiency and DeficiencyMORE