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

Autor: Leo L Beranek
Editora: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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."  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Pessoa Denominada: Leo L Beranek
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Leo L Beranek
ISBN: 9780262026291 0262026295
Número OCLC: 122425003
Descrição: x, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: 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.
Responsabilidade: 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.  Ler mais...

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"Beranek's account of his truly remarkable life is a superbly written and concise autobiography that tells a great story." Philip Nelson Times Higher Education Supplement "A fascinating glimpse into Ler mais...

 
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