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The handy technology answer book

Author: Naomi E Balaban; James E Bobick
Publisher: Detroit : Visible Ink Press, [2016]
Series: Handy answer book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Technology pervades our society, and is constantly evolving. Balaban and Bobick show how our lives have been remade by technology, and how the quest to solve problems, control the environment, and improve life is never-ending. They answer common questions on technology and the personalities behind the inventions.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi E Balaban; James E Bobick
ISBN: 9781578595631 1578595630
OCLC Number: 910413249
Description: x, 451 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to technology --
Computers --
Communications --
Radio and television --
Telecommunications and recordings --
Weights, measures, time, tools, and weapons --
Mining, materials, and manufacturing --
Buildings, bridges, and other structures --
Cars, boats, plans, and trains --
Energy --
Technology and the environment --
Biotechnology and genetic engineering --
Technology and medicine.
Series Title: Handy answer book series.
Responsibility: Naomi Balaban and James Bobick.

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Technology pervades our society, and is constantly evolving. Balaban and Bobick show how our lives have been remade by technology, and how the quest to solve problems, control the environment, and improve life is never-ending. They answer common questions on technology and the personalities behind the inventions.

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