The Romance Of Modern Invention Trending Technology In 1902

Author: Archibald Williams
Publisher: Bosko Books
ISBN: 9780954723972
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In 1902 Archibald Williams channelled his enthusiasm about the rapid changes that were happening in media, communication and transport into this book. This is the voice of a technologist from the crucible of the information era.

The User Interface

Author: Lon Barfield
ISBN: 9780954723903
Size: 78.24 MB
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This book considers the problems of usability of technology and examines the factors that play a role in the design of such systems.

The Nazi War On Cancer

Author: Robert Proctor
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691070513
Size: 10.22 MB
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His treatment of smoking and cancer will be a revelation. This book troubles the politics and ethics of historical interpretation in the very best ways.

Einstein Picasso

Author: Arthur J. Miller
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786723130
Size: 21.57 MB
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Ultimately, Miller shows how Einstein and Picasso, in a deep and important sense, were both working on the same problem.

America By Design

Author: David F Noble
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307828492
Size: 30.65 MB
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Hailed a “significant contribution” by The New York Times, David Noble’s book America by Design describes the factors that have shaped the history of scientific technology in the United States.

Reluctant Genius

Author: Charlotte Gray
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628721405
Size: 47.39 MB
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This is an essential portrait of an American giant whose innovations revolutionized the modern world.

Carved From Granite

Author: Lance Betros
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781603447874
Size: 56.14 MB
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There will be lively debate over some of the observations made in this book, but if they are followed, the author asserts that the Academy will emerge stronger and better able to accomplish its vital mission in the new century and beyond.

Popular Mechanics

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I For 98 out of the 100 years of the 20th century, Popular Mechanics has been the
chronicler of the technology that has changed the world in which we live. ..... Thus
, Paul Nipkow's 1884 invention in Germany of the scanning disc for mechanical
television could be developed only years later, ... With all their strengths, the most
important modern multimedia firms are prone to schisms between engineering
and marketing .... If a more unique romantic gift is out there, we haven't found it.

Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists

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For over a third of a century, from the end of World War I until his death in 1955,
he was the epitome of the modern scientist. ... Relativity represented to the
popular mind the romance of the cosmos. ... technological application" [1, p. ...
Although they never jointly published any scientific paper, Einstein and Szilard
together invented (and patented) a pump for the "Elec- ..... Should this trend meet
with success, you may be sure that the last remnants of personal freedom on the
continent of ...

Cathedral Forge And Waterwheel

Author: Frances Gies
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062016601
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An illuminating look at the monumental inventions of the Middle Ages, by the authors of Life in a Medieval Castle.