Wade Rowland

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Wade Rowland
Born1944 (age 77–78)
OccupationAuthor
Journalist
Spouse(s)Christine Collie
ChildrenSimon Rowland
Hilary Rowland

Wade Rowland is a Canadian science, technology, and history writer. He is currently a lecturer at York University.

Biography[edit]

Rowland was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1944. He was married in 1978 to Christine Collie, with whom he has two children, Simon and Hilary Rowland.

Rowland has worked as a journalist for the Winnipeg Free Press, the Toronto Telegram, and Canadian television networks CBC and CTV. He holds a Ph.D. from Toronto's York University. He has lectured at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, and is a former Maclean Hunter Chair of Ethics in Communication at Ryerson University, Toronto. He is currently a professor of communications at York University. He has resided in Port Hope, Ontario since 1982.

Galileo's Mistake[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Polar Passage: The Historic First Sail through the Northwest Passage (with Jeff MacInnis) - 1989
  • Spirit of the Web: The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet – 1997
  • Ockham's Razor: A Search for Wonder In An Age of Doubt – 1999
  • Galileo's Mistake: A New Look at the Epic Confrontation between Galileo and the Church – 2003[1]
  • Greed, Inc.: Why Corporations Rule Our World and How We Let It Happen – 2005[2]
  • Saving the CBC: Balancing Profit and Public Service – 2013
  • Rowland, Wade (2019). Morality by design : technology's challenge to human values. Bristol, UK. ISBN 978-1-78938-125-2. OCLC 1114600227.

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