How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world / Steven Johnson.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 11 min., 32 sec.)) : digital.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
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- ISBN: 0553544721 (electronic audio bk.)
- ISBN: 9780553544725 (electronic audio bk.)
- Edition: Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer:||Read by George Newbern.|
|Summary:||From the New York Times--bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences...|
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|Subject:||Inventions -- Social aspects
Technology -- Social aspects
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Citation: Johnson, Steven. "How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world." New York : Books on Tape, 2014.