Este resumen presenta la historia del desarrollo de la innovación tecnológica, especialmente de las computadoras y de Internet. Por medio de una prosa fluida y en base a investigación, revela las fuerzas sociales y culturales que permitieron que las mentes brillantes más grandes de la tecnología generaran las innovaciones que cambiaron la historia del mundo.
This book celebrates the lives and achievements of some of history’s greatest hackers: from Tim Berners-Lee to Jack Dorsey, from Leonardo da Vinci to Steve Jobs. Learn about who they were and how they functioned. Discover the characteristics that allow hackers to keep pushing forward, innovating, revolutionizing industries and changing the world.
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo and many more...
This, is the story of communication and how Marconi developed the radio, Alexander Graham Bell worked out how to send a voice down electrical wires, computers made life so much easier and satellites changed the way we communicate forever.
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, They Laughed at Galileo and many more.... The story of Frank Whittle and how he overcame huge odds to make sure his vision would win a war and change the world forever, despite fierce opposition from Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force.
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Ten Minute Mysteries, Urban Myths & Legends and many more..... Hoisted by their own Petard. Ten Inventors who were killed by their creations.
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, New World Order, 9/11 Conspiracy, Pop Goes the Weasel and many more....
Read about the men and women who changed the world, after being told 'that's a terrible idea, it will never work.'
Who’s Who is the only people of color historically based reference book of its kind. It’s a book that contains the names, faces, and life stories of Africans, African Americans, and many other people of color from around the world who have achieved great goals first. We honor those who have made the sacrifice, and gone beyond the boundaries of what was expected of them to better humanity.