Book Manuscript: Con Díaz is writing a history of software patenting in the United States. Yale University Press will publish it in Spring 2019.
"The Text in the Machine: American Copyright Law and the Many Natures of Software, 1974-1978," Technology & Culture 57:4 (October 2016): 753-779.
Winner of the Samuel Eleazar and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize from the Society for the History of Technology
"Contested Ontologies of Software: The Story of Gottschalk v. Benson, 1962-1972," Annals of the History of Computing 38:1 (February 2016): 23-33.
Winner of the Bernard S. Finn IEEE History Prize from the Society for the History of Technology
Doctoral Dissertation: Intangible Inventions: A History of Software Patenting in the United States, Yale University Program in the History of Science and Medicine. Directed by Daniel J. Kevles.
Winner of the Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History by the Business History Conference
Winner of the John Addison Porter Prize for best doctoral dissertation in any field of human interest by Yale University
"Embodied Software: Patents and the History of Software Development, 1945-1970," Annals of the History of Computing 37:3 (July-September 2015): 2-14.
"Ownership and the History of American Computing," Think Piece, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 34:2 (April-June, 2012), 86-88.
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