How We Got To Now

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698154509
Size: 16.74 MB
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Accompanied by a major six-part television series on PBS, How We Got to Now is the story of collaborative networks building the modern world, written in the provocative, informative, and engaging style that has earned Johnson fans around ...

How We Got To Now

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846148561
Size: 20.75 MB
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In this story of ingenious breakthroughs and unsung heroes, Steven Johnson explores the essential innovations that changed the world and how we live in it. 'A new Steven Johnson book is something not to be missed.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101444207
Size: 77.64 MB
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The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery--these are all great ideas.

How We Got To Now

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Riverhead Books
ISBN: 9781594633935
Size: 67.27 MB
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This book is a celebration of ideas: how they happen and their sometimes unintended results.

The Ghost Map

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141915773
Size: 37.60 MB
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In Ghost Map Steven Johnson tells the story of the terrifying cholera epidemic that engulfed London in 1854, and the two unlikely heroes – anaesthetist Doctor John Snow and affable clergyman Reverend Henry Whitehead – who defeated the ...

Wonderland

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399184503
Size: 25.13 MB
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In Wonderland, Johnson compellingly argues that observers of technological and social trends should be looking for clues in novel amusements. You’ll find the future wherever people are having the most fun.

Why The Wheel Is Round

Author: Steven Vogel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638117X
Size: 29.82 MB
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Why the Wheel Is Round explores all manner of treadwheels, hand-spikes, gears, and more, as well as how these technologies diversified into such things as hand-held drills and hurdy-gurdies.

Refrigerator

Author: Jonathan Rees
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628924357
Size: 73.46 MB
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Jonathan Rees examines the past, present, and future of the household refrigerator with the aim of preventing its users from ever taking it for granted again.