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Riding the waves : a life in sound, science, and industry

Autore: Leo L Beranek
Editore: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Leo Beranek, an Iowa farm boy who became a Renaissance man - scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, musician, television executive, philanthropist, and author - has lived life in constant motion. His seventy-year career, through the most tumultuous and transformative years of the last century, has always been propelled by the sheer exhilaration of trying something new. In Riding the Waves, Leo Beranek tells his story."  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Leo L Beranek
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Leo L Beranek
ISBN: 9780262026291 0262026295
Numero OCLC: 122425003
Descrizione: x, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Iowa and beyond: from bumble bees to ivy --
Harvard : shaping the future --
Wartime : communications and kamikazes --
MIT, teaching, writing, AT&T, and traveling --
Bolt Beranek & Newman, the United Nations, big noise, and the Internet --
Muffling the jet age --
Music, acoustics, and architecture --
America's best TV station --
Family, nonprofits, and variety --
Art + physics = beautiful music.
Responsabilità: Leo Beranek.
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The life and work of Renaissance man Leo Beranek: scientist, professor, engineer, busisess leader, inventor, entrepreneur, musician, television executive, philanthropist, and author.  Per saperne di più…

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