Coming of the Railway A New Global History, 1750-1850
ISBN: HB: 9780300267891, Yale University Press, June 2023
416 pp., 23,4x15,3 cm, 32 colour illus., 30 black&white illus., 6 maps
The first global history of the epic early days of the iron railway. Railways, in simple wooden or stone form, have existed since prehistory. But from the 1750s onward the introduction of iron rails led to a dramatic technological evolution – one t...
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Klara and the Bomb
ISBN: PB: 9789492051820, Idea Books, June 2022
320 pp., 17,0x23,0 cm, colour illus., language: English
"Klara and the Bomb" is a fascinating work that charts connecting threads between the invention of modern computers, the history of nuclear weapons, and the narratives of the women involved. Artist-researcher Crystal Bennes combines fieldwork images...
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35.00 EUR
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Aircraft Next Nature
ISBN: HB: 9783037786345, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2020
120 pp., 26,0x19,0 cm, 60 illus.
Aircraft is a project combining the field of the aviation industry as well as the conventions of the photography medium. Maxime Guyon meticulously dissects various "techno-species" with distinct aerial machinery fragments, leading us to an anthropolo...
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Engineering Ethics Contemporary and Enduring Debates
ISBN: PB: 9780300209242, Yale University Press, July 2020
216 pp., 20,9x13,9 cm
The first engineering ethics textbook to use debates as the framework for presenting engineering ethics topics, this engaging, accessible survey explores the most difficult and controversial issues that engineers face in daily practice. Written by a...
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18.99 GBP
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Goddess: La Deesse Investigations on the Legendary Citroen DS.
ISBN: HB: 9783037786260, Lars Muller Publishers, June 2020
240 pp., 24,0x16,5 cm, 200 illus.
At its presentation in 1955, the Citroen DS was a sensation and a magnet for designers, philosophers, and politicians alike. No other automobile was able to combine form and technology so coherently and seemingly effortlessly. Radical in its implemen...
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Detroit Style Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020
ISBN: HB: 9780300247084, Yale University Press, June 2020
150 pp., 29,2x29,2 cm, 100 colour illus.
Detroit, nicknamed Motor City, has always been a leader in car design. As the city became the center of the American automobile industry in the early 20th century, its studios became incubators for new ideas and new styles. This volume highlights the...
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Fiber The Coming Tech Revolution - and Why America Might Miss It
ISBN: PB: 9780300251777, Yale University Press, May 2020
264 pp., 21,6x14,0 cm
An illuminating vision of the next information revolution, centered on a fiber-optic infrastructure The world of 5G, the next generation of telecommunication technology, will be as different from what came before as the world after the advent of elec...
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16.99 GBP
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Robots are Here Learning to Live With Them
ISBN: PB: 9781789550917, Legend Times Group, University of Buckingham Press, November 2019
256 pp., 23,0x15,1 cm
Technology is redefining what it means to live in society and be human. This book assembles research and practice on educational robotics (intelligent machines) with a particular focus on the practices in Britain and Italy, the latter of which is a...
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Overcoming the Robotic Mind Why Humanity Must Come Through
ISBN: PB: 9786197458473, Bookport, Dixi Books Publishing, June 2019
248 pp., 21,0x13,5 cm
The dangers of humans slipping into a state of obeisance to mechanistic inventions has been a pressing issue ever since the industrial revolution. But in 2019, and in the midst of an electromagnetic era and the promise of robots taking-over human wor...
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Sailplane Design A Guide for Students and Designers, from Drafting to Flight Test
ISBN: PB: 9788875650926, Bookport, IBN Editore, June 2018
480 pp., 24,0x17,0 cm, 200 colour illus.
The book, enterely in English, gives constructors and designers all the necessary notions for building a sailplane. The volume starts with a project phase, passing then to aerodynamic and stability. The Author explains it all with a series of formula...
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