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Pfau, D. & H. Piel (forthcoming). Vernetzte Künstliche Intelligenz: Frühe bundesdeutsche KI-Forschung von den 1960er bis Ende der 1980er Jahre. In: Pfau, Dinah (Hg.): Künstliche Intelligenz. Epistemische, praktische und historiographische Herausforderungen. Acta Historica Leopoldina.


Piel, H., R. Seising & Ch. Götter (2022). The computer metaphor: anchoring the fear of human obsolescence(s) since the 20th century. Technikgeschichte 89(1), 87-118.

Piel, H. & R. Seising (2022). In Memoriam Pamela McCorduck. KI – Künstliche Intelligenz 36(1), 113-115. DOI: 10.1007/s13218-021-00749-z.


Müller, F., D. Pfau, H. Piel, R. Seising & J. Tschandl (2021). Projektvorstellung. IGGI – Ingenieur-Geist und Geistes-Ingenieure: Eine Geschichte der Künstlichen Intelligenz in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Technikgeschichte 88(2), 213-222. DOI: 10.5771/0040-117X-2021-2-213.


Piel, H. & R. Seising (2020). In Memoriam Christian Freksa. KI – Künstliche Intelligenz 34(4), 589-590. DOI: 10.1007/s13218-020-00698-z.

Piel, H. (2020). Scientific broadcasting as a social responsibility? John Maynard Smith on radio and television in the 1960s and 1970s. British Journal for the History of Science 53(1), 89-108. DOI: 10.1017/S0007087419000918.


Piel, H. (2019). “The most bogus ideas…”: science, religion and creationism in the John Maynard Smith Archive. Electronic British Library Journal (article 7).

Piel, H. (2019). Complicating the story of popular science: John Maynard Smith’s “little Penguin” on The Theory of Evolution. Journal of the History of Biology 52(3), 371-390. DOI: 10.1007/s10739-019-9566-y.


Bollebakker, S. & H. Piel (2016). Towards a robotic dystopia? Replacing animal companions with technology in science and fictionDigressions 2(1), 16-29.


Piel, H. (2014). Knowledge transmission: context, techniques and control – an examination of Joachim Heinrich Campe’s ‘Entdeckung von Amerika’ as a philanthropinist book for young readers. In Student Research Conference 2014. Paper presented at Student Research Conference 2014, 26 November 2014, Delft, The Netherlands (pp.87-90).

Piel, H. (2014). Cornelius de Pauw and the degenerate Americas. In E. Homburg and A. Klijn (eds.). Encountering ‘the Other’. Travel Books on North-America, Japan and China from the Maastricht Jesuit Library, 1500-1900 (pp.73-93). (MaRBLe Research Reports). Maastricht: Maastricht University.

Piel, H. (2014). Travel treasures. In E. Homburg and A. Klijn (eds.). Encountering ‘the Other’. Travel Books on North-America, Japan and China from the Maastricht Jesuit Library, 1500-1900 (pp.7-9). (MaRBLe Research Reports). Maastricht: Maastricht University.


Piel, H. (2013). Cultural domains interrelated. A re-examination of the relationship between religion and technology. Mosaïek 14(2), 19-28.

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