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Fab : the coming revolution on your desktop--from personal computers to personal fabrication

Author: Neil A Gershenfeld
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2007, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Howard Sounes, the bestselling author of Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan and Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life, turns his considerable reporting and storytelling skills to one of the most famous, talented-and wealthiest-men alive: Paul McCartney. Fab is the first exhaustive biography of the legendary musician; it tells Sir Paul's whole life story, from childhood to present day, from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gershenfeld, Neil A.
Fab.
New York : Basic Books, 2007, ©2005
(DLC) 2005000988
(OCoLC)141382385
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Gershenfeld
ISBN: 9780786722044 0786722045
OCLC Number: 688505786
Description: 1 online resource (x, 278 pages) : illustrations
Contents: How to make --
Almost anything --
The past --
Hard ware --
The present --
Birds and bikes --
Subtraction --
Growing inventors --
Addition --
Building models --
Description --
Playing at work --
Computation --
Making sense --
Instrumentation --
Network --
Communication --
Art and artillery --
Interaction --
The future --
Joy --
The details.
Responsibility: Neil Gershenfeld.

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Personal fabricators are about to revolutionize the world just as personal computers did a generation ago, and Fab shows us how  Read more...

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"Gershenfeld's account of the technology's evolution is delicious. An accessible book that even non-technophiles will love. In fact, Fab should be required reading for foreign-service officers, Read more...

 
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