Books in category Technology & Engineering – Inventions

  • Technology Feats Failures

    Technology: Feats & Failures
    Stephanie Paris

    What are the greatest inventions of all time?

  • Makers

    Bob Parks

    The collection explores both the projects and the characters behind them, and includes full-color photographs and instructions to inspire weekend hackers.

  • The Change Function

    The Change Function
    Pip Coburn

    The ultimate guide to predicting winners and losers in high technology Pip Coburn became famous for writing some of the liveliest reports on Wall Street.

  • Canadian Failures

    Canadian Failures
    Alex Benay

    Canadian Failures gathers experts at the top of their field, all of whom have grappled with failure, including astronaut Robert Thirsk; Olympic gold medalist, wrestler Erica Wiebe; and Tom Jenkins of OpenText Corporation.

  • NEC Corporation Patent Landscape Analysis  January 1 1994 to December 31 2013

    NEC Corporation Patent Landscape Analysis – January 1, 1994 to December 31, 2013
    Reiner E. Jargosch, Joseph Jurich

    The following analysis illustrates the underlying trends and relationships of U.S. issued patents of the subject company.

  • Time Lord

    Time Lord
    Clark Blaise

    Set in a time marked by substantial technological and cultural transformation, Time Lord is also an erudite exploration of art, literature, consciousness, and our changing relationship to time From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • Innovation in Socio Cultural Context

    Innovation in Socio-Cultural Context
    Frane Adam, Hans Westlund

    This book focuses on the rule of social capital in the process of innovation: the social networks and the norms; values and attitudes (such as trust) of the actors; social capital as both bonding and bridging links between actors; and …

  • Montreal s Expo 67

    Montreal’s Expo 67
    Bill Cotter

    Montreal's Expo 67 was the first world's fair held in Canada, and it was a huge success, attracting over 50 million visitors.

  • What the past did for us

    What the past did for us
    Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam tells the story of the Chinese inventors who came up with the mariners compass, paper money and gunpowder right through to the Ancient Indians who, according to Einstein taught us how to count as well as giving us the 12-month calendar …

  • Invention by Design

    Invention by Design
    Henry Petroski

    Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible

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