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Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb (Sloan Technology Series)
Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb (Sloan Technology Series)
by Richard Rhodes
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Here, for the first time, in a brilliant, panoramic portrait by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, is the definitive, often shocking story of the politics and the science behind the development of the hydrogen bomb and... (read more)

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The Age of Spiritual Machines
The Age of Spiritual Machines
by Ray Kurzweil
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Ray Kurzweil is the inventor of the most innovative and compelling technology of our era, an international authority on artificial intelligence, and one of our greatest living visionaries. Now he offers a framework for envisioning the twenty-first... (read more)

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The Code Book: The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary, to Queen of Scots to Quantum Crytography
The Code Book: The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary, to Queen of Scots to Quantum Crytography
by Simon Singh
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Codes have decided the fates of empires, countries, and monarchies throughout recorded history. Mary, Queen of Scots was put to death by her cousin, Queen Elizabeth, for the high crime of treason after spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham cracked the secret... (read more)

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Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History (03 Edition)
Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History (03 Edition)
by Penny Lecouteur
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With lively prose and an eye for colorful and unusual details, Le Couteur and Burreson offer a novel way to understand the shaping of civilization and the workings of our contemporary world.... (read more)

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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
by Harold Evans
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There has never been a history of America like Harold Evans's long-awaited They Made America. With the verve and cogency that made his American Century an acclaimed bestseller, Evans tells the epic story of the men and women who made America over two... (read more)

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The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments (Vintage)
The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments (Vintage)
by George Johnson
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A dazzling, irresistible collection of the ten most ground-breaking and beautiful experiments in scientific history. With the attention to detail of a historian and the story-telling ability of a novelist, New York Times science writer George Johnson... (read more)

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The Illustrated Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
The Illustrated Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
by Dava Sobel
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A fully illustrated edition of the international best-seller Longitude. The Illustrated Longitude recounts in words and images the epic quest to solve the greatest scientific problem of the eighteenth and three prior centuries: determining how a captain... (read more)

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The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take Off and Others Crash and Burn
The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take Off and Others Crash and Burn
by Pip Coburn
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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. He quoted everyone from Machiavelli to HAL, Anaïs Nin to Yoda, Einstein to Gandhi... (read more)

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The Virtual Embodied: Presence/Practice/Technology
The Virtual Embodied: Presence/Practice/Technology
by John Wood
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The Virtual Embodied is intended to inform, provoke and delight. It explores the ideas of embodiment, knowledge, space, virtue and virtuality to address fundamental questions about technology and human presence. It juxtaposes cutting-edge theories... (read more)

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Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft's Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution
Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft's Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution
by Dean Takahashi
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Inside Microsoft's Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution The video game industry is expected to double in sales over the next five years. It has already eclipsed motion pictures to become one of the largest and fastest growing markets in history... (read more)

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos
A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos
by Dava Sobel
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During the 1530s, rumors began to spread throughout Europe of a potentially revolutionary theory of how the heavens worked emanating from a small city in Poland. Its architect was a Polish cleric named Nicolaus Copernicus. Around 1514, Copernicus had... (read more)

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Code Name Ginger: The Story Behind Segway and Dean Kamen's Quest to Invent a New World
Code Name Ginger: The Story Behind Segway and Dean Kamen's Quest to Invent a New World
by Steve Kemper
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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.... (read more)

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New Media, 1740-1915 (Media in Transition)
New Media, 1740-1915 (Media in Transition)
by Lisa Gitelman
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andlt;Pandgt;Reminding us that all media were once new, this book challenges the notion that to study new media is to study exclusively today's new media. Examining a variety of media in their historic contexts, it explores those moments of transition... (read more)

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Medieval Technology and Social Change
Medieval Technology and Social Change
by Lynn Townsend White
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This study examines the role of technological innovation during the rise of social groups in the Middle... (read more)

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Not on My Watch: Hollywood Vs the Future
Not on My Watch: Hollywood Vs the Future
by Peter Dekom
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Twenty-first century technology, computer wizardry, digital effects, and easy Internet accessibility bring exciting new options to the Hollywood entertainment establishment--and these same dazzling techno miracles threaten to ruin Hollywood and its... (read more)

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Revolution of Wisdom: Studies in the Claims & Practice of Ancient Greek Science
Revolution of Wisdom: Studies in the Claims & Practice of Ancient Greek Science
by G E R Lloyd
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G.E.R. Lloyd's wide-ranging and historical study of the development of Greek science is a valuable contribution to current debates in the philosophy of language, on the analysis of scientific revolutions, and the rationality of science.... (read more)

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The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance
The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance
by Fritjof Capra
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Leonardo’s pioneering scientific work was virtually unknown during his lifetime. Yet, acclaimed scientist and bestselling author Fritjof Capra reveals that Leonardo was in many ways the unacknowledged “father of modern science.”... (read more)

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Leonardo: The First Scientist
Leonardo: The First Scientist
by Michael White
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Celebrated as a painter and engineer during his lifetime, Leonardo da Vinci was the very embodiment of the Renaissance Man. But few guessed at the extent of his scientific investigations and experiments. In a vast collection of notebooks (over 5,000... (read more)

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The Very Next New Thing: Commentaries on the Latest Developments That Will Be Changing Your Life
The Very Next New Thing: Commentaries on the Latest Developments That Will Be Changing Your Life
by Gini Graham Scott
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The pace of change in the world has accelerated dramatically to the point where a concerted awareness and continual effort are required to keep up. As modern technology continually brings new developments throughout society at an ever-increasing rate, we... (read more)

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Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science 1789-1979 (Douglass Series on Women's Lives & the Meaning of Gender)
Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science 1789-1979 (Douglass Series on Women's Lives & the Meaning of Gender)
by Pnina G Abir Am
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Focuses on 19th and 20th century American and European women scientists. Great introduction by the editors of essays written by 12 women historians. References, notes and a decent index helps for further reading and wondering when the "men of... (read more)

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