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THE ENGINES OF OUR INGENUITY: An Engineer Looks at Technology and Culture

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An elaboration on the NPR broadcasts made by Lienhard (Mechanical Engineering/Univ. of Houston), who contends, basically, that machines are us.Lienhard begins with history, examining the growth of technology from the chance mutations that created plump-grained wheat (which required threshing) to the emergence of the computer. Lienhard observes that the interactions between society and technology ... Read full review

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