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New Way Things Work - (rev edition

New Way Things Work (ISBN10: 0395938473; ISBN13: 9780395938478)
ISBN13: 978-0395938478
ISBN10: 0395938473

Summary: The information age is upon us, baffling us with thousands of complicated state-of-the-art technologies. To help make sense of the computer age, David Macaulay brings us The New Way Things Work. This completely updated and expanded edition describes 12 new machines and includes more than 70 new pages detailing the latest innovations. With an entirely new section that guides us through the complicated world of digital machinery, where masses of electronic information
can be squeezed onto a single tiny microchip, this revised edition embraces all of the newest developments, from cars to watches. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained -- with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth.
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Summary: The information age is upon us, baffling us with thousands of complicated state-of-the-art technologies. To help make sense of the computer age, David Macaulay brings us The New Way Things Work. This completely updated and expanded edition describes 12 new machines and includes more than 70 new pages detailing the latest innovations. With an entirely new section that guides us through the complicated world of digital machinery, where masses of electronic information can be squeezed onto a single tiny microchip, this revised edition embraces all of the newest developments, from cars to watches. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained -- with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: (REV)98
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 10/28/1998
International: No



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