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" ... been sufficiently recognized. The Sloan Foundation has had a long-standing interest in deepening public understanding about modern technology, its origins, and its impact on our lives. The Sloan Technology Series, of which the present volume is a... "
City of Light: The Story of Fiber Optics - Page vii
by Jeff Hecht - 2004 - 348 pages
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Crystal Fire: The Birth of the Information Age

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson - Computers - 1997 - 352 pages
...Kanigel Crystal Fire: The Birth of the Information Age by Michael Riordan and Lillian Hoddeson Preface Technology is the application of science, engineering,...perspective on the present and inform the future. The Foundation has been guided in its development of the Sloan Technology Series by a distinguished...
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Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology

Robert Pool - Technology & Engineering - 1997 - 368 pages
...virtually every aspect of human endeavor: private and public institutions, economic systems, communication networks, political structures, international affiliations,...perspective on the present and inform the future. The Foundation has been guided in its development of the Sloan Technology Series by a distinguished...
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Naked to the Bone: Medical Imaging in the Twentieth Century

Bettyann Kevles - Medical - 1997 - 378 pages
...Technology Series, of which the present volume is a part, seeks to present to the general reader the story of the development of critical twentiethcentury technologies....perspective on the present and inform the future. John Armstrong, Simon Michael Bessie, Samuel Y. Gibbon, Thomas P. Hughes, Victor McElheny, Robert K....
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Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High ...

Craig Canine - Business & Economics - 1997 - 300 pages
...Technology Series, of which the present volume is a part, seeks to present to the general reader the story of the development of critical twentieth-century technologies....perspective on the present and inform the future. The Foundation has been guided in its development of the Sloan Technology Series by a distinguished...
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