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Code Name Ginger: The Story Behind Segway and Dean Kamen's Quest to Invent a New World

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Publisher Comments:

Kemper delivers a masterful narrative about the art of invention, the soul of an inventor, and the birth of a revolutionary machine--the much anticipated firsthand chronicle of the behind-the-scenes action in Dean Kamen's secret compound.

Book News Annotation:

American journalist Kemper tells the inside story of inventor Kamen's self-balancing, electric-powered people mover, unveiled in 2001. He was granted exclusive journalistic access to the project as the machine was designed, prototyped, and readied for manufacture. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Code Name Ginger is a first-hand chronicle of:
The intense, ragged process of innovation

-The challenges of funding and marketing a "secret" project

-The collision between invention and commercialism

-The risks of high-stakes entrepreneurship

-The creative genius of a modern-day Edison

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578516735
Subtitle:
The Story Behind Segway and Dean Kamen's Quest to Invent a New World
Author:
Kemper, Steve
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Motorcycles - General
Subject:
Scooters.
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Subject:
Industries - Transportation
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20030501
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.4 in 23 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Code Name Ginger is a first-hand chronicle of:
The intense, ragged process of innovation

-The challenges of funding and marketing a "secret" project

-The collision between invention and commercialism

-The risks of high-stakes entrepreneurship

-The creative genius of a modern-day Edison

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