“Technology like art is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.” Daniel Bell – American sociologist and journalist
About Daniel Bell:
Daniel Bell, (born May 10, 1919, New York, New York, U.S.—died January 25, 2011, Cambridge, Massachusetts), American sociologist and journalist who used sociological theory to reconcile what he believed were the inherent contradictions of capitalist societies.
Bell was educated at City College of New York, where he received a B.S. (1939), and was employed as a journalist for more than 20 years. As managing editor of The New Leader (1941–44) and labour editor for Fortune (1948–58), he wrote voluminously on various social subjects. After serving in Paris (1956–57) as director of the seminar program of the Congress for Cultural Freedom, he received a doctorate at Columbia University (1960), where he was appointed professor of sociology (1959–69). In 1969 Bell became a professor of sociology at Harvard University, where he remained until 1990.